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I have 2 needs. One is to have one user log onto a domain remotely over a WAN link. The user is assigned a valid IP. What I want is for him to start up and log on, using the domain's resources. not the local ISP's. In other words he would log on and go back out to the Internet using the domain's resources not his local ISPs
#2. How can I get a DC to authenticate to another DC across a WAN? Both are going to be part of one domain. All DCs are W3K server and workstations are XPpro

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by BFilmFan In reply to Authenticate across a WAN

#1 solution step-by-step guides are available here:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/technologies/networking/vpn/default.mspx#E5C

Should you choose to do a Dial-up solution:

http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/Library/ab8ddec9-3be0-4e72-b4dd-496b27f65ba61033.mspx

#2 This one is an issue waiting to bite you due to security of required ports 135-138, but:

Ports required open on the firewall:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q179442/

Active Directory in a network segmented by firewalls:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c2ef3846-43f0-4caf-9767-a9166368434e&DisplayLang=en

Service overview and network port requirements for the Windows Server system

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=832017#5

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