McAfees RemoteControl 32 use single ports and does encryption. Nice
product. It also uses native NT security.
>From: chris michael [SMTP:cm @
>Sent: Monday, April 21, 1997 6:26 AM
>To: Karen M Frisco; firewalls @
>Subject: Re: remote control thru a firewall
>At 02:55 PM 4/17/97 -0500, Karen M Frisco you probably wrote:
>~\Has anyone been able to connect remote users through a firewall using a
>~remote control product(ie pcanywhere)?
>I've thought about it...
>pcAnywhere doesn't encrypt its passwords, so I wouldn't let it through a
>LapLink does do encryption, but it uses dynamic ports which means you can't
>implement it with a simple plug proxy.
>IMHO, the best way to do it would be to use a solution that provided an
>encrypted tunnel between the remote PC and the firewall. Gauntlet has a PC
>Extender product that will do this--other companies probably have something
>similar. Since the traffic is encrypted endpoint to endpoint--and if you
>trust your users--you can essentially byepass the firewall and treat them
>as if they were part of the trusted network. Since you're passing all IP
>you don't have to worry about what ports, etc.
>christopher michael*rms business systems*<cm @