VNC and Netgear Router
Scott C. Best
Wed Sep 17 16:07:01 2003
Possibly the easiest way to test it is to startup a
web-browser on the VNC server and point it to www.GoToMyVNC.com
and run the scan there. If it can connect "from the outside",
then your firewall/router is setup correctly.
Hope this helps!
> From: Michael Herman <email@example.com>
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 10:50:08AM -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >I'm sitting behind a Netgear router (the FVS318 Cable/DSL ProSafe VPN
> >Firewall). I've been having trouble configuring the router to allow
> >access to VNC. Does anyone have experience configuring a Netgear router
> >(or this router in particular) to work with VNC? I tried using the same
> >settings I did with my old Belkin router, but they don't seem to work.
> How are you testing it? I thought my SMC router was not working until I found
> a note on the SMC tech support page that said port forwarding from inside to
> inside via the external address doesn't work. You have to test from an
> external address.