Firewall / Router Setup Problem?

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Fri Apr 23 15:59:00 2004


	When the viewer is inside your office, do you have the same problem?

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : lefebvrec "at" comcast.net [mailto:lefebvrec "at" comcast.net]
> Envoyi : jeudi 22 avril 2004 00:00
> @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : Firewall / Router Setup Problem?
> 
>   Before posting this question I have browsed through a few months worth of the
> archives and looked at the various faq's and Dave Gayman's account of getting
> VNC to work through a firewall and I've run into a little problem that I haven't
> seen mentioned anywhere so I thought I'd ask and see if anyone has any idea's.
> 
>   I'm trying to manage my computer at the office from my home and (visa versa),
> my main home machine from the office. At the office our T1 just uses the packet
> based firewalling thats part of the Cisco router which is managed by our isp. At home I've
> got a cable modem with a DLink router / firewall.
> 
>   At work I've been able to use the vnc viewer program to manage my main home machine
> (I setup port forwarding and it works no problem) but on the flip side I've had my isp
> forward the port (both tcp & udp) I'm using to my desktop machine at the office and the
> problem is that when I use the viewer program from home I get prompted for the password,
> which I enter but then I get nothing neither the viewer screen nor any error message and the
> viewer program just appears to exit with no explaination. Any idea's...
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> - Chris LeFebvre
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