The default installation of SBS 2011 Essentials and SBS 2011 Standard, have the SBS setup process install and configure the Remote Desktop Gateway feature on the SBS 2011 server itself. Should you look at the roles installed you will find an anomaly as shown below. It appears that the Remote Desktop Gateway component is not installed when in fact it is. The screen image below … [Read more...]
How can I disable features from Remote Web Workplace?
Many people are not aware of the fact you can disable or remove features of Remote Web Workplace such as the Internal Website or the Change Password option. To do this is very simple and does not need any registry edits at all. Using this procedure you can remove any of the following features from the Remote Web Workplace To disable features use the following … [Read more...]
How can I recreate the /remote node on SBS 2008?
I helped a reseller with this problem in the last few days. Somehow someone had deleted the /remote node in the IIS manager on SBS 2008. This resulted in the entire Remote Web Workplace not working at all. The fix is quite simple really and whilst I had not seen the problem before I was fairly confident that I could resolve it. On the SBS 2008 server logon as the … [Read more...]
Do I need Port 4125 open for SBS 2008 ?
Following on from this FAQ on ports needed for SBS 2008 to work, I got a question from a reader asking if Port 4125 needs to be there. In SBS 2003, Port 4125 needs to be routed to your SBS 2003 server as this is how the Remote Web Workplace communicates for any RDP sessions to workstations behind the SBS 2003 server. Therefore in SBS 2003 you DO need this open to allow … [Read more...]
How does Remote Web Workplace work?
The attached article is one I wrote some time back now. Since then I also wrote Chapter 8 in the SMB Nation Press book Advanced SBS 2003 Best Practices. You may find that this gives a fair understanding on how RWW works and the ports needed to be open for it. … [Read more...]