vncviewer from behind firewall to behind firewall
jacob.hoover "at" marathonelectric.com
Fri Jun 28 20:53:00 2002
>From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com]On
>Behalf Of Morrison Davis
>Sent: Friday, June 28, 2002 2:13 PM
>To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
>Subject: Re: vncviewer from behind firewall to behind firewall
You will have to configure the router to foreword the given port to an
internal IP address. If you can't configure the router, then you may be
SOL, unless the router is automatically forwarding the port to a DMZ.
>So to recap I should be able to type vncviewer <ip address of my cable
>it should look at my router and see what computer has port 5901 open and
>for vncserver there?
No, it won't auto discover this. You have to tell it which internal IP
address to go to.
Do you have a router between your cable modem and your pc?
"Beerse, Corni" wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Morrison Davis [mailto:Morry.Davis "at" Sun.COM]
> > How do I start a vncviewer from behind a firewall at work to
> > my vncserver which is behind firewall on my local lan at home? What
> do I need open?
> Only port (5900 + display number) is required. This is what the vncviewer
> app needs. You can change it, read documentation for details.
> Firewalls are for security, don't try the webbased viewer as it needs more
> security removed.
> > --
> > Thanks Morry
> > e-mail address: morry.davis "at" Sun.COM
> > phone: X84792/650 786-4792 fax 650 562-2143
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