Settings to remote into Win7 via VirtualBox on Mac

By cham ·
While running Win7 on a Mac via VirtualBox, I've tried following but I'm at a university and have no access to the router/dns configuration. Is there a less complicated way to use Remote Desktop Connection on another computer to connect to the Win7 portion of the Mac/VirtualBox? If so, how?

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by robo_dev In reply to Settings to remote into W ...

processes that communicate with each other through firewalls need open ports to be able to communicate.

If you and the other computer are behind firewalls, and the ports needed by the application to connect are closed, then the answer is 'you can't get there from here'.

I assume that you're trying to connect to this other computer via the Internet?

There's no magic to this, you either need to open the necessary ports on the firewall protecting each device, or configure the applications to use what ports, if any, are currently open.

The short answer is, no, there's no less complicated way to connect.

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by cham In reply to In general

I appreciate the quick and accurate response.

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