I just ran into a problem with my remoting project in Powershell.
I'm trying to remotely reboot a server sitting in a DMZ from within our intranet but get an RPC server unavailable error.
The RPC server is unavailable. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA)
I know that that probably means that the ports needed are blocked.
My question is: what is the minimal amount of ports that I need to open to be able to execute the command sucessfully. And do I need to open the port(s) in both directions or is one enough?
What I found so far from Microsoft is TCP & UDP:
HTTP - 80, 443, 593
Named Pipes - 445
RPC Endpoint Mapper - 135
So do I really need to open all the ports? or even more? (Since the dynamic port association?) Sadly I can't freely test since I'm not in charge of the firewalls so I want to order the right ports from the start.
Source : Server 2012 Reboot-Target : Server2003