making a tunnel for VNC

Dino justletmelogon "at" yahoo.com
Tue, 05 Jun 2001 13:48:47 +0000


I believe you need port 5900 to be forwarded from the server to the client
as well as from the client to the server. (Assuming you are using screen 0,
as it appears you are, being as 5800 partially works).

- Dino

Harrison wrote:

> Hello all,  i'm pretty new at the whole routing and networking thing..
> I recently set up a Cayman 3220 DSL router and i'm trying to make a
> tunnel so that i can connect to vnc and administer the Server from home.
> But i've been trying to make this thing work and it doesn't seem to come
> through..  i made an external port 58 to connect to the internal 5800
> port on the VNC server. it partly seems to work.  when i try and connect
> to it through Netscape it says the applet is running...but nothing shows
> up.
>
> Anyone have any clue on how i can fix this?
>
> ~Harrison
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