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    Right... this is how my network is setup

    World -> ADSL -> Router -> Wireless Gateway -> Desktop, Laptop, other machines, Xbox etc.

    It is done on NAT addys from the router inwards.

    I want to be able to connect to my desktop/office rig remotely when I am on the road - to grab files etc. I understand I need to do port forwarding but I want it to be secure.

    Some sort of VPN maybe? all machines running XP - I.e my laptop will be too when remote.

    Any suggestions?

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    Is the router and wireless gateway 2 separate devices?

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    Yep

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    balls....

    Well, I would of thought of 2 possibilities, your VPN or a FTP.

    In the case of an ftp...
    More then likely you will have to set the router to forward port 21 to the gateway, then setup the gateway to forward port 21 to the machine running the FTP...

    As for the VPN setup, I would imagine it would be along the same lines but I've not dabbed into setting up VPN's yet...

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    Yeah I can do that but it isn't xactly secure

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    Originally posted by David
    Yeah I can do that but it isn't xactly secure
    With a password, only allow say 2 password attempts then drops the IP for say 30mins!

    This was you can't fish, make sure theres nothing else on port 21 and its secure. Alot of residential DSL/Cable companys (inc. BT Openworld, NTL) don't allow VPN!

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    VPN old chap.

    What makes the router, and I'd hazard a guess at Nildram for ISP?

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    Check out the VPN solution from SecurePlanet . Peice of cake to set up and they do a free trial too!

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