firewall issue

Paul Smith psmith "at" dostuff.net
Tue, 28 Aug 2001 18:45:03 +0000


The machine that has the WinVNC server has the firewall. The macine
running the viewer has no firewall. In addition, the WinVNC machine is
running NT and the machine running the viewer is Windows 98.

Jonathan Maton wrote:
> 
> Might be more of a firewall issue than a VNC issue... I get a similar
> behavior out of my SSH client when connecting to a remote SSH host;
> sporadically (but at least once a day) I get booted.
> 
> Please clarify - which machine is behind the firewall: the machine running
> WinVNC server or the machine on which you are running vncviewer?  I fall
> into the latter with my SSH problem.
> 
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> Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2001 12:32 PM
> Subject: firewall issue
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> >
> > I just installed ZoneLabs ZoneAlarm Firewall on a server that I reguarly
> > connect to using WinVNC. However, since I have installed the firewall,
> > VNC viewer (not the server) has been crashing quite a bit. I can connect
> > and and do things and sporadically I will be disconnected or it will
> > issue a VC++ runtime error. Is this a known issue? All the permissions
> > are set correctly for VNC and I can connect to it just fine, I just get
> > booted at random.
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Paul
> >
> > PS. I did search the archives but the question was never really
> > answered.
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