Using VNC through a VPN connection

Alan Rader arader "at" finishline.com
Wed, 06 Jun 2001 16:21:33 +0000


How would it even get to the password prompt then?  I would think that if
the correct port was not getting through, you would not get that prompt.



Alan Rader
Finish Line, Inc.
Network Administrator
arader "at" finishline.com
317-899-1022 x3529


-----Original Message-----
From: mfpchelp "at" altavista.com [mailto:mfpchelp "at" altavista.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 9:42 AM
To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
Subject: Re: Using VNC through a VPN connection


You may have a firewall issue. May have to do port fowarding ports tcp 5800
udp 5900. Hope this is of some help!

On Wed, 06 June 2001, Alan Rader wrote:

> 
> I have VNC 3.3.3r9 running on some machines in my offices, I can connect
> back and forth just fine, but last night I was trying to access my
machines
> from the outside.  I connected via VPN to our network.  I could ping the
> machine I was trying just fine, but I kept getting Connection Closed after
> entering my password.  I came in this morning and was able to connect to
> that same machine the first time.  What am I missing or doing wrong?
> 
> I have not done any register tweaks, everything should be default.
Running
> on w2k machines and trying to access with w2k machine, all have sp2 on
them.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> Alan Rader
> Finish Line, Inc.
> Network Administrator
> arader "at" finishline.com
> 317-899-1022 x3529
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