[internetworkers] Mac + VPN + Windows Remote Desktop
dianaduncan at contentdb.net
Mon Sep 20 15:37:39 EDT 2004
I did the same thing...and it worked for me. How are you connecting to
the VPN? Are you using the Internet Connect application?
One thing, I did not specify a domain in my VPN or RDC connection.
On Sep 20, 2004, at 9:39 AM, Tony Spencer wrote:
> Hopefully one of you Mac gurus can help me out with this issue.
> I have a new Mac at home and I want to remote control my work computer
> is a Windows XP machine sitting behind a firewall.
> I downloaded the Mac client for Remote Desktop
> I created a new VPN connection to my office.
> Once connected to the VPN I can ping my work computer but when I try
> Desktop it just times out. The only computer that I can remotely
> control is
> the server that is running the VPN service.
> The Remote Desktop service is working on my work computer because I
> can VPN
> and remotely control it no problem from a Windows machine at home.
> A Few Specs:
> Mac OS-X 10.3 at home
> Windows 2000 (server that is running the VPN)
> Microsoft VPN with PPTP
> Mac Remote Desktop client version 1.0.2
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