Thanks. share|improve this answer answered Jan 15 '10 at 6:51 harrymc 196k7175428 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote Ignoring the obvious security concerns that your current setup has, an issue There was one other group policy setting that needed fixing. There was a hiccup in network connectivity this morning, and now RA will not work. http://wowtechminute.com/remote-assistance/unsolicited-remote-assistance.html
Generated Thu, 02 Mar 2017 13:42:41 GMT by s_hp102 (squid/3.5.23) Developer Network Developer Network Developer Sign in Subscriber portal Get tools Downloads Visual Studio SDKs Trial software Free downloads Office resources This makes sure that your modem or the ISP's internal network is not preventing this. Offered remote assistance & it worked like a charm. If one has UPnP it's supposed to work.
Maybe they are behind a NAT router, or maybe they have a firewall. You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion. I checked with my wife, she saw nothing on her screen that suggested she was supposed to do anything. Export (0) Print Expand All MSDN Library Open Specifications Protocols Windows Protocols Technical Documents [MS-RA]: Remote Assistance Protocol 2 Messages 2.2 Message Syntax 2.2.1 Session Initialization Messages 2.2.2 Session Control (RCCOMMAND)
In this setup, anyone in the world can attempt to brute force a remote desktop session. Results 1 to 20 of 22 LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Add Thread to del.icio.usTweet this thread Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this I dunno. https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc240404.aspx Is there a field length that is too short to allow harmful SQL injection?
The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. This message is only used in version 1. 27 SAFERROR_HELPSESSIONEXPIRED The Remote Assistance Connection String, as specified in [MS-RAI] section 2.2, has expired. 28 SAFERROR_CANTOPENRESOLVER The remote computer could not resolve Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? Why must a riskless portfolio earn the risk-free rate?
I logged off & had the user log back on. Creating your account only takes a few minutes. If it's windows 7 just drop off the .local from the end of the domain and then click ok it will do this for you. We're both running the latest versions of MSN Live Messenger and I've checked the appropriate firewall ports are open, but it still doesn't work and MSN just says something useless like
Some comments below suggest using other solutions, which is fine and do work, but there must be a way to diagnose RA and get it working. check over here her's what I would test in order: 1) Two machines on the same network. - I see you already did this. 2) Two machines separated by your router. When I went to start remote assistance the error came up. Your cache administrator is webmaster.
So you did login as a different user and the issue was the same? That logically changes the connection to something that you know works. Anyone else who has had this problem, and found the solution, please post or email to me at com . his comment is here This tests the home perimeter firewall that is on the router. 3) Two machines at different locations on the same ISP.
news:018801c3521a$b0997460$gbl... I did go into advanced settings and checked off the box to allow RA... If that's not the problem, I would in any case turn off all firewalls and test again.
Learning resources Microsoft Virtual Academy Channel 9 MSDN Magazine Community Forums Blogs Codeplex Support Self support Programs BizSpark (for startups) Microsoft Imagine (for students) United States (English) Newsletter Privacy & cookies But you can imagine my confusion! 0 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Patrick's Blog Just a bunch of I.T. Version: 6.0.502 / Virus Database: 300 - Release Date: 7/18/2003 Sooner Reply With Quote 07-25, 02:12 AM #3 Re: Remote Assistance Error I used Msn Messenger 6.0 to send the invite
group for the mutual *NOT* answered. joraelliott Reply With Quote 06-24, 07:53 PM #16 Re: Remote Assistance Error what's the error message? I've read that remote assitance won't work if client and server are both behind Non-UPnP/NAT routers. weblink Edit: In the end, the network "hiccup" was entirely unrelated to the problem.
When someone sends me a request for assistance, I get the same "Remote assistance failed" message IMMEDIATELY. So, for posterity, the two settings are: Offer Remote Assistance in Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Remote Assistance and Remote Desktop Users in Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Restricted Groups So the settings you 'fixed' had There was one other group policy setting that needed fixing. I gotta say that is actually a pretty helpful error.
I have opened up all required ports. Error: A fatal exception has occurred. Trainsignal Contest Compare Office 2010Editions RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! Try entering this into command prompt: netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled –John T Sep 1 '09 at 6:23 I've attached a screenshot and some more information to my