Below is the configuration for deploying Thinstuff TSX Gateway to establish a secure
and encrypted connection between remote users on the internet and remote desktop hosts in your local network.
From outside only port 443 is open and the user has to authenticate at the TSX Gateway. As soon as this is done successfully, the RDP connection to the destination host will be established within an encrypted tunnel. This also increases compatibility with firewalls in public locations such as education institutions.
The 3 primary purposes of TSX Gateway, in the order of the connection sequence, are:
The external user connects to the TSX Gateway with any remote desktop client.
The TSX Gateway authenticates the user and ensures permissions to access internal network resources.
After verification, the TSX Gateway passes to the user to the destination host through a secure tunnel.
100% in house development based on open standards
Not restricted to Microsoft server operating systems
Works on any Windows Server- or Workstation-operating system
Works with any RDP enabled client device protocol version 6 and above.
1st step against TSX Gateway, 2nd step against RDP Host
Full Microsoft Active Directory integration
Secured RDP connections over HTTPs
Fine-grained access management for external connections to TSX Gateway
Built-in configuration and live access monitoring
Download TSX Gateway for Windows XP / Server 2003 or later.
TSX Gateway requires a trustable SSL-certificate on the client and server. The certificate name (CN) has to be identical with the DNS name which the RDP client uses to establish a connection to the TSX Gateway Server
In case you need help getting started with TSX Gateway, you can find a Quick-Start guide below.Quick-Start guide