VNC uses more than port 5900 aparently??

Quentin Stafford-Fraser quentin "at"
Tue, 13 Oct 1998 12:37:50 +0000

Roger Felts wrote:
> You need both 5800 and 5900 available.

...if you're using the Java viewer.  For a native viewer 5900 should
suffice.  The server doesn't initiate any connections in the public
version of VNC.

Have a look in the FAQ for suggestions about testing your network. 
Can you telnet to port 5900 on the remote machine, for example?

Dr Quentin Stafford-Fraser         
ORL - The joint research lab of Olivetti & Oracle

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