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Rick Merrill
08-13-08, 10:02 AM
The SonicWall 170 VPN works solidly and continuously. I can mount shared
drives and see them. I can connect to one or another PC at the other
end. I can use (1) FTP, (2) shared files and (3) mstsc.exe (remote
desktop).

However, if I do not run-something for a while the remote desktop boots
me off. Has anyone else run into this?

Rick

Rick Merrill
08-13-08, 01:53 PM
Rick Merrill wrote:
> The SonicWall 170 VPN works solidly and continuously. I can mount shared
> drives and see them. I can connect to one or another PC at the other
> end. I can use (1) FTP, (2) shared files and (3) mstsc.exe (remote
> desktop).
>
> However, if I do not run-something for a while the remote desktop boots
> me off. Has anyone else run into this?
>
> Rick

Apparently this is the way it is supposed to work!

Doug McIntyre
08-13-08, 02:28 PM
Rick Merrill <rick0.merrill@gmail.com> writes:
>Rick Merrill wrote:
>> The SonicWall 170 VPN works solidly and continuously. I can mount shared
>> drives and see them. I can connect to one or another PC at the other
>> end. I can use (1) FTP, (2) shared files and (3) mstsc.exe (remote
>> desktop).
>>
>> However, if I do not run-something for a while the remote desktop boots
>> me off. Has anyone else run into this?


>Apparently this is the way it is supposed to work!

Many firewalls limit session/idle timers as part of what the firewall does..

Rick Merrill
08-27-08, 04:06 PM
Doug McIntyre wrote:
> Rick Merrill <rick0.merrill@gmail.com> writes:
>> Rick Merrill wrote:
>>> The SonicWall 170 VPN works solidly and continuously. I can mount shared
>>> drives and see them. I can connect to one or another PC at the other
>>> end. I can use (1) FTP, (2) shared files and (3) mstsc.exe (remote
>>> desktop).
>>>
>>> However, if I do not run-something for a while the remote desktop boots
>>> me off. Has anyone else run into this?
>
>
>> Apparently this is the way it is supposed to work!
>
> Many firewalls limit session/idle timers as part of what the firewall does..
>

You can change the timeout on port 3389 (remote desktop).