Help... Connecting from office to home

Ed Valentine prosoft "at" satx.net
Thu, 30 Nov 2000 14:46:54 +0000


I believe you need to open port 5900 as well. 5800 is used for the java
client and 5900 is for actual data transfer from client to server.

"A. Di Santo" wrote:

> Greetings,
>
> I hope I'm mailing this message to the proper person(s).
>
> I am one of many people at my office who are behind a proxy server and
> firewall. The firewall is a packet-filtering variety which has port 5800
> open. When I use my netscape or I.E. browser to connect from my Winnt
> workstation 4.0 pc at the office to the winvnc server on my winnt 4.0
> workstation home pc (I type in my IP address:5800), I am prompted for
> the password - which I enter. I then click the okay button and after
> about thirty seconds the message "No route to Host" appears.
>
> I've read and attempted to follow your information on firewalls, even
> using vnc via a proxy to "fool" the firewall, but nothing seems to help.
> Do you have any suggestions?
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