Doubt regarding VNC
Scott C. Best
sbest "at" best.com
Sat Dec 6 22:57:00 2003
Heya. You ask a fairly common question: your PC is on
a LAN that uses the 192.168.*.* address range, but those IP
addresses are for "internal", intra-LAN only. Somewhere on
your network, there's a router which automatically translates
your internal 192.168.x.y IP address into a "real" IP address
that works on the Internet.
I've put up a FAQ about routers and VNC and getting
them to all play nicely together here:
Another contribution to that FAQ'o'Matic describes a
step-by-step process in getting a router setup:
I hope one or both prove useful!
> I had a small doubt. I have a small home network running with my
> desktop and labtop. When i run vnc server on my desktop it shows it
> running on a 192.*.*.* address. My question is can i access my desktop
> over the internet using my labtop when i am away from home.