For security reasons, Remote Desktop should only be accessible from on campus, or when using VPN.  Attached are two files that will setup your Windows Firewall to the recommended setting, one for Windows 7 and one for XP.

If you are running windows 7:
Download the Win7-RDP.bat from
Next, right click on the file and select "Run as administrator".

If you are running windows XP:
Download the attached WinXP-RDP.reg
Next, double click on the file and click YES when prompted.

If you get an error, please contact your local desktop support group.

MySupport Public Knowledge Base Solution 1258

Off Campus Access

For secure access to UNL data assets, use the
Virtual Private Network (VPN)