+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
Windows Server 2000/2003 Thread, Ranger Outpost in Technical; Hi all, We have our ranger outpost server running on server 2003 R2, which also is our DC3. it seams ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Gloucester
    Posts
    326
    Thank Post
    13
    Thanked 27 Times in 26 Posts
    Rep Power
    15

    Ranger Outpost

    Hi all,

    We have our ranger outpost server running on server 2003 R2, which also is our DC3. it seams to not be working internaly, users can connect from out of school but if they are in school trying to connect from their staff laptops in school they are unable to connect. they get an error message that states, "The address of the Outpost Server was not found. No such host is found." Which states that the server is offline which it isnt, we have checked the logs and students are accessing it from home, and if i log in on the server it connects, but if i try and log in from my tech machine i am unable, this used to work. Any ideas guys?

    Many Thanks

  2. #2

    m25man's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Romford, Essex
    Posts
    1,625
    Thank Post
    49
    Thanked 455 Times in 335 Posts
    Rep Power
    137
    That's the way it's designed to work.
    The outpost client package is created with the external IP address in the executable code, in a NAT environment that means you would two packages one with the external ip configured and a second package with the internal network address!
    But that's where your users would already have access to home drives and resources so why would you need to deploy Outpost clients for internal users in the first place ???
    I suspect that you have installed the Outpost package with the external IP address on your tech PC.

    Without creating a second deployment package it is possible to change IP address within the config/ini file I think there may even be a registry key with it inside.
    Change the external IP entry to the servers internal one and it should all work, or follow the instructions and create a new package with the internal IP.

  3. #3

    SYSMAN_MK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    4,005
    Thank Post
    489
    Thanked 1,340 Times in 728 Posts
    Rep Power
    427
    The away around this is to set-up Ranger Outpost using a domain eg outpost.school.sch.uk for external access points to your public IP address and then update your Domains DNS so that outpost.school.sch.uk points to the internal IP address of your Outpost server.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Alternatives to Ranger Outpost
    By Oops_my_bad in forum How do you do....it?
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 17th December 2008, 05:08 PM
  2. Ranger Outpost
    By antoeknee in forum Windows
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 15th June 2008, 12:30 AM
  3. Ranger Outpost
    By marvin in forum Windows
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 14th May 2008, 05:03 PM
  4. Ranger Outpost
    By scottlee in forum Network and Classroom Management
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 2nd February 2008, 12:02 PM
  5. Ranger Outpost
    By marvin in forum Windows
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11th December 2007, 05:37 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •