How to find out what your URL is when you have a router
freeman "at" netwave.ca
Mon Nov 4 21:41:01 2002
Not sure if this is helpful or even relevant but the page:
gives one's IP addy & full URL, at the top of their page. In my case
this show the info for the router which I am behind.
John Peters wrote:
>How to find out what your URL is when you have a router
>You can log on to your router by looking up the URL in the docs.
>Type the URL number in to the address line of your browser.
>No need for any WWW or HTML stuff, just the number.
>Look through the menus for STATUS which may be under ADVANCED SETUP
>There you will see all the various numbers, including what you need to use VNC
>through the router's firewall.
>Some routers ask for a pass word, but you can leave it blank and touch LOGIN
>and it works for me.
>You also have to look for a menu item called
>NAT and then
>In the Private IP column you put the last didgets of your local machine's URL
>which is the one seen when you float the mouse over the VNC icon. This one
>works for lcal access but not thru a router.
>In the Private Port column you put 5900 which is from the VNC docs. Under type
>you Check TCP
>On the second line you put the same last 4 didgets of your local machine's URL
>but use 5500 as the Public Port.
>So my setup looks like this:
>Private IP Private Port Type Public Port
>192.168.2.120 5900 TCP 5900
>138.168.2 120 5500 TCP 5500
>I hope this helps, and if it does send me a note
>japeters "at" pacbell.net
>John A. Peters
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