Problems setting up a VNC connection from uni to home (SMC
Mon Sep 29 11:51:01 2003
Thanks, William and Dustin for the help,
I got home and checked the log on zone alarm on the desktop machine and
that indeed was the problem, it was blocking my uni IP from accessing
port 5900 on the desktop.
I now get a connection, but something weird happens. I can connect, it
asks for the password, which I duly give and the screen from my desktop
loads up with a bit of lag.
However after a few minutes, the window becomes unresponsive, the
connection is stopped with the pop up "connection reset by peer (1006)".
There are 2 other machines on the home network that maybe hogging
bandwidth if you guys think that may be the cause?
After that I can't reconnect- I keep getting a time out when trying to
reconnect, and strangely I can't access the internet via IE6 or outlook.
Doing a restart on the laptop clears up the problem but running vnc
again "freezes" up the internet again.
Dustin I'll try SSHVnc although I guess it'd need to be installed on
both machines to work properly. If all I want to use is SSHVnc do I need
any other programs in the SSHTools suite?
Thanks once again for you help guys!!