Use WireGuard to Secure RDP from Outside Network¶
You may need to remote access your PC from outside network or vice versa. The most secure way is access it with your own WireGuard tunnel. It gives you more security than use the port forwarding and access through your piblic IP address. After you setup the tunnel, you can use the Remote Desktop App of Window to access your PC anywhere.
Setup your own Wireguard Network¶
You need to setup your own WireGuard Server and WireGuard Clinet before you can use the WireGuard Tunnel for RDP. You can setup the tunnel with two GL.iNet Routers. Build your Own Home Wireguard Server two GL.iNet Routers.
Allow your Server access to the Client LAN side¶
If you want to mutual access from both server and client, you need to allow your server access to the client LAN side first. Accessing Client LAN from Server.
Allow your Client access to the Server LAN side¶
Setup the Server side PC Become Accessable¶
Server Side PC¶
If you want to access the PC attaches to your Server LAN side with the IP 192.168.29.123, please go to the Window Settings of that PC and click on Remote Desktop.
Turn on it
Start up Remote App at Client Laptop¶
Client side Laptop¶
Search the Remote Desktop Connection App
Launch it and type the Server side PC IP 192.168.29.123 into the box.
Input the credentials of your Server side PC.
You will immediately remotely controlling your Server side PC.
If you want to do vice versa, just reverse the steps of Server PC and Client Laptop.