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Why do I get the message, "The remote connection to the computer timed out. Please try again" when trying to remotely log in to the server console? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Why do I get the message, "The remote connection to the computer timed out.  Please try again" when trying to remotely log in to the server console?  I am able to log in using user accounts.
    Monday, September 21, 2009 6:04 PM

Answers

  • If you're trying to connect from work, it's likely that your corporate firewall is interfering. Try again from some other location outside of your house, for example your local library.
    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)
    • Proposed as answer by Ken WarrenModerator Monday, September 21, 2009 6:07 PM
    • Marked as answer by BobMarso Monday, September 21, 2009 10:07 PM
    Monday, September 21, 2009 6:07 PM
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  • If you're trying to connect from work, it's likely that your corporate firewall is interfering. Try again from some other location outside of your house, for example your local library.
    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)
    • Proposed as answer by Ken WarrenModerator Monday, September 21, 2009 6:07 PM
    • Marked as answer by BobMarso Monday, September 21, 2009 10:07 PM
    Monday, September 21, 2009 6:07 PM
    Moderator
  • You are correct.  That was the problem.  Thank you!
    Monday, September 21, 2009 10:08 PM