Problems setting up a VNC connection from uni to home (SMC
Fri Sep 26 16:51:01 2003
Nim Sivakumaran said:
> Hi William,
> Firstly thank you very much for your help.
> Sorry for emailing you directly I wasn't sure how to post a reply
> without starting a new thread. If in future you want me to just post a
> new thread I will do so.
"Reply to all" from Outlook should be sufficent. That way it gets to the
list for everyone to see and be archived.
> Firstly based on your suggestions I tried pinging my WAN IP address at
> home from University and that did work successfully. However when I ran
> the second check from Uni (the check in www.gotomyvnc.com
> <http://www.gotomyvnc.com/> ) the University IP address was not
> responding to any of the displays from 0-9.
I think you misunderstood the purpose of gotomyvnc's check. Using it from
your home connection so that you can verify your port forwarding settings
> I haven't as yet checked what has or hasn't been logged in zonealarm on
> the home desktop machine, and will do so when I get home.
That would help elimiate Zone Alarm, or show it as a problem.
> I was just wondering, seeing as the gotomyvnc check has failed do I have
> any chance of getting this to work at all?
Since you ran the check from Uni, it just means that the Uni doesn't have
any internet accessable VNC sessions.
> Thanks again for your help and taking the time out to answer my
> Nim Sivakumaran
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