VNC from win2k to winxp
Wed Oct 16 15:41:00 2002
On Wed, 16 Oct 2002 14:56:07 +0200, Sorin Srbu wrote:
>Wasn't there some talk vnc on win xp?
>I might have the same problem - I can't access a computer running
>win xp, sitting on another subnet. Accessing the vnc-server from xp
>til 2k is ok. It's the other way around that just own't work. I
>checked to see if the built-in firewall was on, but couldn't where
>to check it. At least the network settings showed that all ports
>were allowed trafficking. When scanning the xp-box, only port 25
>and 110 were open. Port 5800/5900 weren't. No switch-rules or
>anything similar are setup AFAIK.
>I'm at a loss. What to do now??
I found the problem:
The remote dept was heavily firewalled due to potential industrial
espionage... Maybe vnc wasn't such a good idea in the forst place
for those ppl...
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