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Remote Access claims that my web site is not available from the Internet even though it is RRS feed

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  • I'm trying to enable remote access but whenever I run the Wizard or try to repair it, it claims that my web site is not available from the Internet. However, it IS availble, I successfully connected to my http://<myserver>.homeserver.com and https://<myserver>.homeserver.com URLs, not just from my ISP but also from another ISP. So I know it's accessible, but why does WHS keep failing that check and refuses to enable it? I manually forwarded ports 80, 443 and 4125 on my router to do this, as UPNP wasn't doing it. Bottom-line: it works, how do I force WHS to admit it and enable the feature?
    Tuesday, May 11, 2010 5:11 PM

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  • By the way, I tested with http://canyouseeme.org/ and while 80 and 443 show "Success", 4125 shows "Connection Refused". Is that normal, since Remote Access is not yet enabled, or is that a problem?
    Tuesday, May 11, 2010 5:29 PM
  • If you can access your server remotely, Remote Access is enabled. In some situations, though, Windows Home Server can't determine that that's the case.
    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)
    Wednesday, May 12, 2010 1:24 AM
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  • I found the problem, it was working, but I wasn't seeing the Remote Access tab because I wasn't using IE.
    Wednesday, May 12, 2010 4:53 PM