VNC on NT4-Server with Mac client

Alex K. Angelopoulos alex "at" bittnet.com
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 22:18:21 +0000


I would gripe, Claus - but I've had the same thing happen to me.

"Oh, we thought you KNEW..."

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rothweiler, Claus" <Claus.Rothweiler "at" glatt.de>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Wednesday, 2002-03-27 10:53
Subject: RE: VNC on NT4-Server with Mac client


> Sorry!!!
> everything is working now. The problem was caused by an altered IP adress
and
> therefor the Mac and the server couldn't get in contact. This is very
stupid
> and I'm sorry for the trouble. Since I'm only looking for this net every 3
> days or so I'm not informed about every change others make. Thanks for
your
> help,
> best regards
> Claus
>
>
>
> That sounds very odd indeed.
>
> Next thing to check would be the event log; try to see if there are any
odd
> events showing up.
>
> The strange  thing is that you should get a rejection very quickly over a
> local LAN.  What I am concerned about is that you may have significant
other
> issues with your network if you were getting a connection rejected.
>
> Could you post the actual message you get back?  I am asking because it
> sounds more like the attempt to connect is timing out than that it is
> connecting and being rejected.  If you can, also do a ping against the
> server.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rothweiler, Claus" <Claus.Rothweiler "at" glatt.de>
> To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, 2002-03-26 07:38
> Subject: AW: VNC on NT4-Server with Mac client
>
>
> > Hi Alex,
> > sorry for the late answer, the mailserver was down for 3 days ...!
> > the rejection results after a waiting period of several minutes (3-4).
> > In the task bar the icon shows the server running. And the task manager
> shows
> > a running WinVNC.exe process. I tried several times uninstalling and new
> > installing of VNC on the server but without any success...
> >
> > greetings
> > Claus
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Urspr|ngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: Alex K. Angelopoulos [mailto:alex "at" bittnet.com]
> > Gesendet: Freitag, 22. Mdrz 2002 21:01
> > An: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> > Betreff: Re: VNC on NT4-Server with Mac client
> >
> >
> > The port number in use will be 5900 + the display number; if you didn't
> > customize that, it will be "0".
> >
> > In any case, I think we have resolved this. The VNC server is most
likely
> > *not* running, since you got no telnet response.
> >
> > Did it immediately reject the connection? If so, then it is definitely
not
> > running on that port, and you may have to reboot the server manually.
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Rothweiler, Claus" <Claus.Rothweiler "at" glatt.de>
> > To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
> > Sent: Friday, 2002-03-22 14:39
> > Subject: RE: VNC on NT4-Server with Mac client
> >
> >
> > : so I got BetterTelnet and had the host name (IP) followed by space and
> > 5800
> > : and later with 5900 (the 5800 was mentioned in the VNC manual and 5900
> was
> > : mentioned here) but I had no luck. What other portadresses are usualy
> used
> > : (sorry, not my game)?
> > : Thanks everybody for your help,
> > : best regards
> > : Claus
> > :
> > :
> > : -----Original Message-----
> > : From: Jonathan Morton [mailto:chromi "at" cyberspace.org]
> > : Sent: Fri 3/22/2002 5:46 PM
> > : To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> > : Cc:
> > : Subject: Re: VNC on NT4-Server with Mac client
> > :
> > : >Anyone else able to shed some light on what's in vogue for Mac telnet
> > : >clients? My last use of telnet from a Mac was NCSA's telnet client
back
> > in
> > : >1994.
> > :
> > : I use BetterTelnet (based on NCSA Telnet), unless I want SSH.  For
> > : the latter, I use NiftyTelnet with SSH support added.
> > :
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