Win95 routing or port redirecting

Stephen A. Wood sawecw "at" bigfoot.com
Thu, 17 Dec 1998 15:05:12 +0000


Rui:
	Thanks for your suggestion to use ssh to do port redirection.  I think
I will give that a try.

	Also, do you know how to get routing to work in Win95?  I enabled the
registry variable "EnableRouting", but the system wont boot then.

					Steve

Rui Carmo wrote:
> 
> Wrong... 8')
> 
> Win95 _can_ do routing, only it isn't worth the time to get it set up...
> 
> As to port redirection, I've tried WinGate (most proxies _can_ do port redirection), and a version of netcat for Win32 systems (the URL is somewhere around here, but you'd be better off searching for it on the net).
> 
> Seeya,
> 
> Rui Carmo
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Robert Beyreis <Rbeyreis "at" ptisys.com>
> To: <vnc-list "at" orl.co.uk>
> Sent: Quarta-feira, 16 de Dezembro de 1998 17:25
> Subject: RE: Win95 routing or port redirecting
> 
> >To my knowledge neither is available.  I looked for both when I was setting
> >up my network at home, and I only found stuff for Linux.  The one thing
> >which I didn't really poke around with was some of the proxy
> >products(Wingate...) which might do it.  Of course another option is to
> >upgrade to NT(If the wireless drivers are available)
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Stephen A. Wood [mailto:sawecw "at" bigfoot.com]
> >Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 1998 12:09 PM
> >To: vnc-list "at" orl.co.uk
> >Subject: Win95 routing or port redirecting
> >
> >
> >I recently bought some wireless networking cards in order to give me
> >some freedom to roam around with my laptop.  I use Linux, but
> >unfortunately, only W95 drivers are available for the wireless cards.
> >So, what I am trying to do, is use VNC to project an X server to the
> >laptop running W95.  Here is the configuration I am trying
> >
> >         _______________        ___________                 __________
> >Net --- | Linux Machine |------|W95 Desktop| . . . . . . . |W95 Laptop|
> >         ---------------    ^   -----------        ^        ----------
> >                            |                      |
> >                         Ethernet              Wireless network
> >
> >What I would like to do is run a Xvnc server on the Linux machine and
> >then run the VNC client on the laptop, thus sort of getting linux on the
> >laptop.  The problem is that I don't know how to make W95 do routing.
> >There is a registry variable "EnableRouting", but the machine simply
> >doesn't boot if that is on.  So the another way I thought of doing
> >routing is to use a TCP port redirector (like the Linux "redir"
> >command).  However I can't find a W95 port redirector.
> >
> >Does anyone have any advice on how to get either
> >
> > 1.  Routing to work under W95
> > 2.  TCP port redirection under W95
> >
> >
> >
> >I have run a VNC server on the Desktop and a VNC client on the laptop.
> >I could then run a VNC client on the desktop connecting to the Linux
> >Machine, but that seems like it would be slow and overkill.
> >
> > Steve Wood
> > Newport News, Virginia
> >
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