Problem Connecting through Linksys router

Alex Angelopoulos alex "at" bittnet.com
Wed, 30 Jan 2002 23:59:08 +0000


No file transfers.  This is a hot request, though; more than once
pcAnywhere has been primarily useful to me because of that built-in
capability.

(SNIP)
: By the way, do you know if there is a way to do file transfers through
: VNC?
:
: Randy
:
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: > Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 13:48:36 -0500
: > From: Drew Weaver <drew.weaver "at" thenap.com>
: > Subject: RE: Problem Connecting through Linksys router
: >
: > Try having it forward 5800-6000 to that box.
: >
: > - -Drew
: >
:
: > ----------------------------------------------------------
: >
: > Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 10:44:45 -0800
: > From: Matthew.van.Eerde "at" hbinc.com
: > Subject: RE: Problem Connecting through Linksys router
: >
: > Are you trying to take over your office machine from home, or your
: > home
: > machine from the office?
: > Whichever way, you need to turn port-forwarding on on the router
: > that is at
: > the other location than you are.  That is, if you're at home trying
: > to take
: > over your office computer, you need to need to set port forwarding
: > on the
: > router at the office.
: >
: > Assuming both routers use NAT, and you want to take over your office
: > machine
: > from home (but not the reverse), this is how your network should be
: > configured (substitute your own IP addresses)
: >
: > Computer with VNC Server installed
: > 192.168.0.17
: > |
: > |
: > Private LAN (office)
: > 192.168.0.*
: > |
: > |
: > |
: > 192.168.0.1 (LAN interface)
: > Office Router
: > port forwarding - 5800 and 5900 to 192.168.0.17
: > 32.4.3.7 (WAN interface)
: > |
: > |
: > |
: > Internet
: > |
: > |
: > |
: > 84.3.2.9 (WAN interface)
: > no port forwarding
: > Home Router
: > 192.168.0.1 (LAN interface)
: > |
: > |
: > |
: > Private LAN (home)
: > 192.168.0.*
: > |
: > |
: > Computer with VNC client
: > 192.168.0.4
: >
: > This setup should allow you to sit on the computer with VNC client,
: > type in
: > 32.4.3.7 into the viewer window, and connect to your VNC server.
: >
: > If not, you should see if you can telnet to the server from the
: > client (type
: > telnet 32.4.3.7 5800 from a command prompt) or at least ping the
: > server from
: > the client (type ping 32.4.3.7)
: >
: > > -----Original Message-----
: > > From: rh.ccm "at" juno.com [mailto:rh.ccm "at" juno.com]
: > > Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 10:34
: > > To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
: > > Subject: Problem Connecting through Linksys router
: > >
: > > ----------------------------------------------------
: > > Hi Everyone,
: > >
: > > I've been monitoring this vnc list, and trying all sorts of
: > > things,  but
: > > I still can't seem to get through my Linksys 4 port DSL router.
: > Using
: > > VNC, I'm trying to connect my office (Linksys w/ DSL on small
: > > LAN) with
: > > my home (basic dial-up connection).  Both are running Windows
: > > 98SE.  I've
: > > updated the Linksys router firmware to a current version, and have
: > the
: > > port forwarding on the router set to forward ports 5900 and
: > > 5800 to the
: > > internal address of one of the computers on the Lan.  I've also
: > turned
: > > off Norton Firewall on the office computer.
: > >
: > > Internally (over the LAN), I have no problem connecting two
: > computers
: > > using either the VNC viewer or Internet Explorer.  When I try
: > > to connect
: > > (sending to the office WAN address) from home, over the dial-up
: > > connection, it won't connect.  I've tried using TightVNC, thinking
: > the
: > > slow dial-up was causing a problem, but it still won't
: > > connect.  Telnet
: > > works internally, but not over the dial-up.  Any suggestions?
: > >  Thanks for
: > > your help.
: > >
: > > Randy
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