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Put a network firewall in front of the server. Using only the Windows firewall is like leaving the bank vault locked but the front door open. You've allowed people into the bank and it's only a matter of time before they breach the vault. In your network firewall (that you're going to put in place) allow traffic only to the ports on the server required for ...


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Yeah. That is called a firewall and something an admin should know automatically. Put a firewall in place, block all traffic that you do not want. OBVIOUSLY you do not do this. Besides that - no.


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You cannot use the Log On To feature along with RD Gateway. http://blogs.technet.com/b/networking/archive/2010/02/18/remote-desktop-gateway-and-active-directory-user-profiles.aspx


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Contrary to what the other "answers" for this question say (including the accepted one), there is indeed an easy way to do this, also if you (like me) for different reasons (most likely security related) don't want to save the password in the RDP connection shortcut/file on your computer. In the RDP connection dialog (i.e. pre-connect), enter the username, ...


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In my case, I had to clear /etc/update-motd.d/51-cloudguest, which read: #!/bin/sh # ...


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For a large part your question translates to: I want my web application to authenticate users against the system user database (/etc/passwd, /etc/shadow and /etc/group), just like SSH does. The jargon for the Linux system authentication layer is PAM, pluggable authentication Modules. The quickest is most likely to configure Apache to provide PAM support. ...



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