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Snyching via a VPN with Act Premium 2008

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Re: Snyching via a VPN with Act Premium 2008


@Kate wrote:

Just to update this.  Thanks for all your help, I read all the articles and in the end I admitted defeat (I know my own limitations!) and got a company who specialise in ACT to help me.  It was all done within 15 minutes remotely.  Now working fine. 

 

Thanks again for all your help.


People often under estimate the value of investing in a Certified Consultant... the time saved is usually a bigger saving than the cost and they know how to avoid the common traps.

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Re: Snyching via a VPN with Act Premium 2008


@ebenwalker wrote:
Sync ing over the internet without the protection of a VPN has my technical guys worried.   Can anyone tell me what the practical risks are with leaving a port open on our firewall which points to a server where the Act sync software is running as a service?

Application, Network or Internet sync?

 

There shouldn't be much risk, and you can use a different port to make it a bit harder for anything new discovered... but, if they are worried, it's not hard to set up a VPN