VNC behind Proxy Server and Firewall
Mon Jun 16 07:41:01 2003
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Jax Santiago
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> Subject: VNC behind Proxy Server and Firewall
> I've posted this a few days ago but couldn't find
> something that really solves my problem.
> What I need to do is to establish a reverse connection
> through VNC that happens to sit behind a Proxy Server
> and a Firewall. The idea is for us to run VNC Viewer
> in Listen Mode locally (PC_LOCAL), dial to the remote
> PC (PC_OVERSEAS) via PCAnywhere and a Modem (incurring
> IDD costs) and from PC_OVERSEAS establish connection
> to PC_LOCAL via the internet (This gets rid of paying
> up huge amount of $ for IDD). Therefore, from PC_LOCAL
> we can remotely control PC_OVERSEAS.
> The problem I'm facing is that I can't seem to get the
> PC_OVERSEAS VNC to work through the Proxy Server and
> Firewall. I know that certain ports can be opened up,
> allowing traffic to go through, but that isn't
> something that's possible since our client -- to where
> we installed PC_OVERSEAS -- won't allow that.
> Could somebody please give me a information (detailed,
> if possible) on how to get it to work? I've tried
> checking out HTTP Tunneling but it seems that we have
> to install some software on the Proxy Server which
> just isn't possible (my PL does not want the client to
> know we're gonna run VNC through their firewall and
> proxy server).
> Thanks in advance.
> Jax Santiago
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