VNC over INTERNET and LAN
kysdaddy "at" putermail.net
Sun Aug 1 19:57:00 2004
Thanx for all the help, the answer for me was to get off my lazy rear end
and figure out how to set up a VPN.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven D. Clark [mailto:sdclark "at" cnrgroup.com]
> Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2004 1:45 PM
> To: alan "at" eshelmanappraisals.com; chas (kysdaddy); vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Subject: Re: VNC over INTERNET and LAN
> Another alternative, which I use, is to assign your local IP
> addresses yourself and use port forwarding.
> Step 1. Assign static IP addresses that are outside the
> range your DHCP server uses, but are on the same subnet.
> Example for a 192.168.1.0 subnet:
> If your DHCP server has a pool of 50 addresses starting
> 192.168.1.100 You would assign IP addresses 192.168.1.5n to
> the machines on your LAN.
> Step 2. Educate yourself on the port forwarding capabilities
> of your routing. This may also be called a static NAT entry
> depending on your router. Set up a static NAT on your router
> to forward port 5900 to the static IP of the machine running
> VNC Server.
> Hope this helps,
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alan Watchorn" <alan "at" eshelmanappraisals.com>
> To: "chas (kysdaddy)" <kysdaddy "at" putermail.net>; <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
> Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2004 11:09 AM
> Subject: RE: VNC over INTERNET and LAN
> > I'm not sure that I can answer your specific question but
> here is how IP
> > adressing works. There are two addressing modes; static
> and dynamic.
> > In static mode you are assigned an IP address and it is
> unique so anything
> > sent to that IP address comes to your computer. It is your
> address and
> > you always get the same address (until you relinquish it
> and then it may
> > be assigned to someone else).
> > Dynamic address depends on a protocol called DHCP (Dynamic Host
> > Configuration Protocol) and you are dynamically assigned an
> address from a
> > pool of available addresses ON YOUR NETWORK. The addresses
> are USUALY
> > assigned from the pool (Internet Standard) of private
> addresses, starting
> > with 192 or 168 as the first three digits of the address.
> (ISPs usually
> > use their own IP addresses). DHCP often assigns the same
> IP address to
> > the same system (I can explain why that happens but it is not really
> > relevant here) with the result that a lot of times things
> work for a while
> > and then stop working.
> > It sounds like maybe one of the computers is using a local
> address which
> > is not 'visible' to the other computer (Local IP addresses
> are not passed
> > over the Internet). The solution is to have your ISP assign static
> > addresses to each computer and use them.
> > Sorry if this answer is long-winded and didactic. I will
> be glad to share
> > my networking knowledge if it helps and you contact me directly.
> > Alan Watchorn
> > Eshelman Appraisals, Inc.
> > alan "at" eshelmanappraisals.com
> > Phone (760) 692-4302
> > Fax (760) 692-4303
> > chas \(kysdaddy\) said:
> > > I am having this same issue, the only difference is that
> the machine
> > > I
> > > am trying to reach is behind a win 2003 sbs server. I'm
> assuming that it
> > > is
> > > an addressing or a port forwarding issue but can't find
> the fix/answer.
> > >
> > >
> > > Davide Cerbo davidecerbo "at" virgilio.it
> > > Sun Aug 1 13:43:01 2004
> > >
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> > >
> > > ----
> > >
> > > How can I connect to a PC in a LAN over Internet?
> > > Example:
> > > If the ip of the server of the LAN is for example: 89.123.256.44
> > > and the ip of the computer with VNC server is for
> example: 188.8.131.52
> > > How can I do?
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > > Davide
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