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Windows 2003 Small business server has a Remote desktop protocol portal to act as a web vpn if you use IE 6 or later. Can you setup Remote workplace portal for Windows 2003 Standard via IIS?

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Remote Web Workplace (RWW) is only available on Windows Small Business Server 2003 and 2008. It is really a good solution and is more secure than a VPN.

In Windows Server 2008 you also have the Terminal Services Gateway feature which, although it isn't the same as RWW, goes some of the way to providing the same features.

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No. Remote workplace is only a feature of Windows 2003 Small Business server. We use an SSL-VPN product like the SonicWall SSL-VPN 2000 to provide bookmarked RDP sessions to users. A built-in option would be to use the PPTP VPN functionality of 2003 Standard and then have users RDP to their local desktops manually.

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I haven't tried windows server SBS before, but in my workplace, i use windows server's RRAS feature to vpn in from home, and use it's remote desktop web connection (using IE6 and above, it's a feature under IIS) to connect to any box in the office.

Really simplifies my job alot.

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