[Q] Using port 80 and firewalls
pteeson "at" rogers.com
Wed Jun 5 20:03:01 2002
I'm a newbie with VNC and need some help please.
(0) Yes I have read all the FAQ and Documentation
(1) I have successfully run both the server and various viewers in
Servers on WinNT 4.0SP5 and 98SE. Viewers on Mac and Win, including
The problem I am attempting to solve:
I have to deal with an environment where the server machines are behind
firewalls and I have no way to alter the ports that are open on those
However I know that port 80 is open for sure and also port 21. Probably
port 443 is also open.
So I looked into the VNC documentation and found Q52,53,54 on this
I also found in the WinVNC server docn the registry key section dealng
with port number changes.
On my Win98SE machine I regedited things as follows:
HKEY_CURENT_USER\Software\ORL\WinVNC3\PortNumber 50 (hex)
Then I ran the VNC server on the Win98SE box and tried to connect to it
from the WinNT box.
In the viewer I entered 192.168.100.127:-5820 as per the docn but the
Win98SE keeps getting an GPF.
Now I'm a Mac programmer who is even less than a white belt on Windows
so I would really appreciate some help here on how to solve the
problem - namely connecting to a Win98SE box that is behind a firewall
with only ports 80, 21, and 443 available to me.
TIA for your patience and help on this