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I've been searching the internet for a while for this answer.

I have a bunch of computers that are part of a small business server domain and would like to be able to connect to each one individually with remote desktop connection using a subdomain, like:

computer1.mydomain.org
computer2.mydomain.org

etc...

I can currently connect to the server easily using an A record with the subdomain pointing to the static IP address with home.mydomain.org, so computer1.home.mydomain.org would also be cool.

Thanks!

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Which version of SBS is this? 2003? 2008? SBS 2008 has a great built-in TS Gateway and web interface, remote.example.com (where example.com is your external FQDN), which has everything built in. It gives you a list of all the applicable machines on the network, and off you go.

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If you don't have a TS gateway, then you will need to have a public IP address for each and every computer on your network, and forward the ports appropriately.

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Its SBS 2003. Thanks for your reply. –  Mark May 10 '10 at 1:17
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Yup, the feature is called Remote Web Workplace and has been around since at least SBS 2003. Works great and more secure than opening up a pile of ports for each machine and RDP. Check out the SBS Blog post on how it all works: blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2006/07/25/443383.aspx –  gravyface May 10 '10 at 1:17

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