help: problem with connecting to vncserver over 56k modem

mfpchelp@altavista.com mfpchelp "at" altavista.com
Fri, 08 Jun 2001 00:18:24 +0000


If solaris machine behind firewall may need to open ports tcp 5800 and udp 5900.

Hope this is of some help.


On Thu, 07 June 2001, "Suttinan Chattong" wrote:

> 
> Hello everyone,
> 
> I'm new member of the mailing list, and am very new with VNC.
> 
> I've downloaded VNC with the aim that I can log-in to use graphical
> application on Solaris machine from a PC at home.  Right now, I've manage to
> start "vncserver" successfully on Solaris machine.  I can now use any PC at
> work to log-on to that machine.
> 
> Nontheless, when I install VNC software in my PC at home, I can not connect to
> the Solaris machine at work - I get "Failed to connect to server" error.  I'm
> using a 56k modem.
> 
> I think I'm doing everything correctly : I noted down the IP address for the
> Solaris machine, and when I connect I specified <IP address>:1 as the vnc
> server.
> 
> I also notice that during the connection via modem, there is some traffic
> upstream, but very little traffic downstream.
> 
> Does anyone have any experience in connecting to vncserver (Solaris) via
> modem?
> 
> Thanks in advance...:)
> 
> Best Regards,
> Suttinan....
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