Windows - How to establish RDP connection to a computer running IVPN?
If you would like to expose RDP on a system that is connected to our VPN you need to use Port Forwarding.
Activate Port Forwarding. You will be assigned a random port number which you can view in the Client Area. As an example lets use
Choose a server to connect to from our server list. Connect to the VPN server and identify the IP address you are assigned when VPN connection is established. You can do this by visiting a site such as dnsleaktest.com. For example lets say it is
Change the RDP listening port on your host from the standard port of 3389 to the port you were assigned above (44897 in our example).
Click the Windows button. Type
regedit. Navigate to
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINES\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations\RDP-Tcp. Right-click
Port Numberand click
Modify. Fill in new port number value.
Add an exception rule to your firewall to allow the connection. Click the Windows button. Type
wf.msc. Click on
Inbound rulesin the left sidebar. Click on
New Ruleon the right sidebar. In the wizard that appears check
Apply rule for TCPand then enter your new RDP listening port number in the specific Local ports and
Allow the connection. Then Apply the rule for both Private & Public networks. Give it a name and finish the wizard.
You should now be able to establish RDP connection to your computer that is connected via