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remote access via broad band

By manojpatel31 ·
i have 2 broad band connection 1 is my office and 1 is my home. how can i connect my home pc over broadband and my home and my office located in same city.

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You need VPN

by The Altruist In reply to remote access via broad b ...

Virtual Private Networks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VPN

I'm surprised nobody's posted on this one yet.

Now, you didn't specify HOW you needed to connect, so I'm just going to tell you the basics.

Bear in mind, if either PC is behind a router, you will need to adjust your router's port-forwarding accordingly. Also, you'll need to leave both PCs on when you need them connected.


You've got a few choices as far as free VPNs go:
Windows XP VPN
http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Configure-VPN-Connection-Windows-XP.html

Hamachi (now part of LogMeIn - This is the easiest)
If I remember correctly, you'll need to leave the insecure services ON for Windows file-sharing.
https://secure.logmein.com/products/hamachi/

Leaf Networks (Also easy, but my experience wasn't as good as Hamachi)
http://www.leafnetworks.net/

OpenVPN (Professional grade VPN where you're in control - but not nearly as easy)
http://openvpn.se/

There's probably some commercialware VPNs, but I don't bother with them.

If you need access to the files, Windows File-Sharing will work fine so long as you have the folders shared and remember what user accounts and what passwords go where.

If you need to CONTROL the computer, I recommend TightVNC.
http://www.tightvnc.com/
Install the server on the PC you want to control and the client on the one you want to control from. Also, make certain you use a STRONG password as this is a BAD security risk.

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