AW: listening client only gets gray screen- but mouse moves
johannes "at" kutsam.at
Fri Dec 17 17:58:01 2004
I am using Windows XP on both clients. I am using the most current VNC 4. -
Well the screen was rather black then gray, sorry for that mistake.
The connection seemed to work one way - the server received the mouse move
events from the client - but the client didn't receive any screen data.
> -----Urspr|ngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: James Weatherall [mailto:jnw "at" realvnc.com]
> Gesendet: Freitag, 17. Dezember 2004 15:20
> An: 'Johannes Kutsam'; vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Betreff: RE: listening client only gets gray screen- but mouse moves
> Are you using a very old VNC Viewer / VNC Server? VNC Viewer
> 4 wouldn't show a grey screen unless the server actually had
> a grey screen - the initial state for VNC Viewer 4 is all
> black. Which platforms are the two computers running?
> Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> > [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Johannes Kutsam
> > Sent: 17 December 2004 11:20
> > To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > Subject: listening client only gets gray screen- but mouse moves
> > I have a ComputerB behind a Firewall that i cannot change and a
> > ComputerA behind another firewall both run WindowsXP.
> > B is running a VNCServer. A is running the VNC listening client.
> > The Firewall at A's network is configured to forward 5500 to A.
> > When B add's A with "add new client" the following happens:
> > a VNCVIEWER window pops up however it stays gray. If A moves the
> > cursor however it really moves the cursor of B, even though
> A does not
> > see the mouse cursor rendered - just the small square.
> > I wonder whether VNC is using any other ports to communicate.
> > I have tried this scenario twice. Once with B and A and
> again with a
> > computer similar to B in another network (C and A) - the
> result was
> > the same.
> > Could it be related to the vnc hooks, or fast user switching?
> > (I am using VNC 4 - built on june 15. 2004 )
> > Thanks for any help,
> > johanns kutsam
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