Viewer -listen port
Wed Nov 20 16:11:01 2002
>>From the web I learned that starting version 3.3.5 the server as an
>option in "add client" to specifiy a port other than 5500
>I know how to change the SERVERs listening port but, while parsing the
>archives / docs I haven't found how to change the port for the VIEWERS
>listening daemon, rather that it be hardwired to 5400/5500. It would be
>cute to be able to change this, because to support "ignorant" users on
>a dynamic IP it would be easier to "add" a fixed IP "client" rather than
>to have them find their IP - and for firewall reasons I cannot use 5500.
>Am I missing something - any trial and error fails on w2k/w2k
>server/viewer boxes? I know how to change the server
>Anyone's got a clue?
I use this feature extensively to route external
reverse server connections to my internal listening
viewers for support purposes.
The easiest way to do this, without needing to use
a proxy or some other piece of software, is to simply
forward certain external ports to internal machines
thru your router/firewall config.
firewall:5501 -> pc1:5500
firewall:5502 -> pc2:5500
firewall:5503 -> pc3:5500
Now you can tell the remote server (the "ignorant"
user) to "Add New Client" and type in the address
of your firewall followed by :1, :2, or :3 depending
on which machine you want them to "give" their
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