Router help

Isaac McCartney imccartn@adobe.com
Tue Nov 12 18:57:00 2002


Ok In PcAnywhere you have to set the system in the Stinksys DMZ, Is this the
same for VNC?? IT seems like it uses the port forwarding instead.
I still can not get the connection to work. It works on my VPN being of the
same LAN. Just not DSL to DSL.
I'm sure I have the ports forwarded correctly.
64.130.xxx.xx -> 192.168.1.100:5900
I run the viewer - 64.130.xxx.xx:0 (Because I believe I set it 0 instead of
default)
No connection.
Via VPN I just type in the VPN Ip and its in. NO Router configs needed?

-----Original Message-----
From: vnc-list-admin@realvnc.com [mailto:vnc-list-admin@realvnc.com]On
Behalf Of William Hooper
Sent: Friday, November 08, 2002 5:31 PM
To: vnc-list@realvnc.com
Subject: Re: Router help


----- Original Message -----
From: "Isaac McCartney" <imccartn@adobe.com>
To: <vnc-list@realvnc.com>
Sent: Friday, November 08, 2002 8:12 PM
Subject: RE: Router help


> Ok makes Sense. Same deal though. 64.130.xxx.xx:1 Which is my other comp.
> Failed to connect to server. I must be missing something.
> "So you mean:
> 64.130.xxx.xxx:5900 -> 192.168.1.100:5900
> 64.130.xxx.xxx:5901 -> 192.168.1.102:5901"
>
> Yes
> I type in the Viewer 64.130.xxx.xx:1 . does it make a difference if the
> viewer is on a router that I have not set up?? I do not have Access to Pac
> Bells router for the viewer side. Only MY lan side??

Does this imply that you have the first computer (192.168.1.100) working?
If so double-check:

1) Port forwarding
2) That the VNC server on 192.168.1.102 is listening on display 1
3) That your IP address hasn't changed since you go the "64.130.xxx.xxx"
number

As far as the viewer is concerned, as long as you are not behind a firewall
that blocks outgoing connections you shouldn't have to worry about it.

--
William Hooper

Some mistakes are too much fun to only make once
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