How to configure multiple pcAnywhere hosts behind a router

Article:TECH107849  |  Created: 2001-01-22  |  Updated: 2014-06-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH107849
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Technical Solution

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Issue



You need to know how to access multiple pcAnywhere hosts that are behind a router.


Solution



To access different pcAnywhere hosts that are behind a router, you must configure each pcAnywhere host to use a different set of TCP/IP ports and configure the router to open those ports.

STEP 1
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STEP 2
  Decide what you want to do
   
 
I want to change the TCP/IP ports on the host computer
 
1
Start the pcAnywhere Manager.
2
Click Edit > Preferences or click Tools > Options.
3
Click the Host Communications tab. You may have to scroll to the right to see this tab.
4
At the bottom of the TCP/IP options section, click Advanced TCP/IP Options.
5
Change the Data port (TCP) and Status port (UDP) to the ports that you want pcAnywhere to use.
6
Click OK, and click OK again.
 You have now configured your host to wait on a different IP port.
 
I want to change the TCP/IP ports on the remote computer
 
1
Start the pcAnywhere Manager.
2
Click Remotes.
3
Right-click the remote control item that needs different TCP/IP ports, and then click Properties.
4
Ensure that TCP/IP is checked in the Connection Items list, and then click Details.
5
Change the Data port (TCP) and Status port (UDP) to the ports that you want pcAnywhere to use.
6
Click OK, and click OK again.
 You have now configured the remote control item to connect to a host on a different port.




References
Related information

Cannot connect to a pcAnywhere host through a router
pcAnywhere and Network Address Translation
 



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