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Inter-connecting LANs

By thulisaac ·
How do I link multiple LANs, each on internet by using Windows NT or Windows 2000 with Terminal services enabled to make them share information between each other using rdp or ica protocol without involving VPN or real IP.

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by erikdr In reply to Inter-connecting LANs

Not (really).

ICA/RDP have been designed as client-server protocols, with an _interactive_ client on one side and the (MS or Citrix) server on the other side. So having them piggybacked for permanent LAN to LAN link - forget it. VPN or IP links have been designed for that.

This is not to say that you need a permanent LAN to LAN link if you solely need to share/replicate some information between sites on a non-realtime basis. You could e.g. use FTP from an Internet connection to the other LAN. Or, with at least as much difficulty, have a machine doing an auto-logon on a rdp/ica client and then through scripting doing a file transfer (from local disk!) over that client.

At your service,

<Erik> - The Netherlands

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