Getting started

Dave Hutchins gus1611@hotmail.com
Fri Jul 18 19:16:01 2003


Not sure of the terms you mentioned,
below is what I get on the unix side when I start,
so I'm using "dpsanter2:1"


$ vncserver

New 'IBM RISC - dpsanter2' desktop is dpsanter2:1

p.s. I  just tied the share option and still not working ...



>From: "Steve Palocz" <spalocz@tgtsolutions.com>
>To: "'Dave Hutchins'" <gus1611@hotmail.com>, <jamesherbert@gmx.net>,   
><vnc-list@realvnc.com>
>Subject: RE: Getting started
>Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 13:46:31 -0400
>
>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.?.
>
>Steve
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: vnc-list-admin@realvnc.com [mailto:vnc-list-admin@realvnc.com] On
>Behalf Of Dave Hutchins
>Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 12:50 PM
>To: jamesherbert@gmx.net; vnc-list@realvnc.com
>Subject: Re: Getting started
>
>The network should be fine, I can get there via Exceed Humingbird, and
>when
>I ping my unix machine
>its OK.
>
> >From: "James Herbert" <jamesherbert@gmx.net>
> >Reply-To: "James Herbert" <jamesherbert@gmx.net>
> >To: "Dave Hutchins" <gus1611@hotmail.com>,<vnc-list@realvnc.com>
> >Subject: Re: Getting started
> >Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 17:20:15 +0100
> >
> >From: "Dave Hutchins" <gus1611@hotmail.com>
> >
> >
> > > 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"
> >window
> > > comes up, I write in my
> > > my vnc server name xxxxx:1 and get the message "can't connect to
> >server"
> > > Again, when I tried viewing someone elses unix machine (they gave me
> >their
> > > password)
> > > from my PC as a test, It worked fine,
> > > and then they (from their PC) where able to view my unix xxxxx:1
> >machine.
> > > So everything seems to be in place, except I can't view MY unix from
> >MY PC.
> >
> >In that case there is a network issue between your Unix box and your PC
> >:)
> >
> >How are they connected?
> >
> >J
> >
>
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