VNC with another port than 5900

Casper Hansen cawh "at" get2net.dk
Mon, 28 Jan 2002 23:24:32 +0000


----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Milette" <tng "at" cyberus.ca>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 12:10 AM
Subject: Re: VNC with another port than 5900


> To calculate the port number Casper, simply use the appropriate formula
below:
>
> To select a port number higher than 5900:
>
>          Display Number = [desired port number] - 5900
>
> To select a port number lower than 5900:
>
>          Display Number = [desired port number] - 5900 + 65536
>
> So in the case where you want to use port number 3030, you will want to use
> "Display number" 62666 on both the server and the client as calculated
> using the second formula above:
>
>          62666 = 3030 - 5900 + 65536.
>
>                                  Michael
>

Thank you very much - it was just what I needed and it works :-)
-Casper-
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