Using VNC over the Internet

Roger Felts rfelts "at"
Thu, 01 Oct 1998 14:32:02 +0000

So, the NT server has a direct connection to the Internet?  If there is 
any kind of proxy, you'll need ports 5800 and 5900 enabled.  Then from 
the remote end, you may also need the domain name or better yet, the IP 
address of the server.

On Thursday, October 01, 1998 6:52 AM, Robert J. Brown wrote:

> >>>>> "william" == william tey <wmtey "at"> writes:
>     william> i have reecntly installed VNC win32 on an NT server. it
>     william> runs fine with both the VNC viewer and Java under
>     william> Netscape 4 over an ethernet network. it also works well
>     william> when i dial up to the RAS on my network.
>     william> but when i tried running over the internet by dialing to
>     william> an ISP, i was not able to connect to the VNS server.
>     when
>     william> i connect using netscape to port 5800
>     william> (http://hostname:5800) of the vnc server, i got the java
>     william> applet started initially with the authentication
>     william> prompt. after i typed in the password and click ok, i
>     william> waited for about a minute and got the following msg:
>     william> Route To Host Exception: Operation Timed 
>     william> can someone help? pls email me direct at:
>     william> wmtey "at"
> I works fine for me.  I have used it over pure 10baseT ethernet, and
> over ISDN and analog POTS modems with PPP, both thru an ISP and the
> Internet, and also directly to another network.  No problems.

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