Getting started

Steve Palocz
Fri Jul 18 18:47:01 2003

Are you trying to connect via ip address or dns entry? If dns try IP.
The only other thing I can think of is that the vncserver already has
someone connected.?. Try share option from the vncviewer.?.


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Dave Hutchins
Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 12:50 PM
Subject: Re: Getting started

The network should be fine, I can get there via Exceed Humingbird, and
I ping my unix machine
its OK.

>From: "James Herbert" <>
>Reply-To: "James Herbert" <>
>To: "Dave Hutchins" <>,<>
>Subject: Re: Getting started
>Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 17:20:15 +0100
>From: "Dave Hutchins" <>
> > I was just guessing, it was the only thing I could think of.
>Not to worry :)
> > Symptoms; I fire up the viewer on the PC,  the "Connections Details"
> > comes up, I write in my
> > my vnc server name xxxxx:1 and get the message "can't connect to
> > Again, when I tried viewing someone elses unix machine (they gave me
> > password)
> > from my PC as a test, It worked fine,
> > and then they (from their PC) where able to view my unix xxxxx:1
> > So everything seems to be in place, except I can't view MY unix from
>In that case there is a network issue between your Unix box and your PC
>How are they connected?

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