Connecting through FW
ben-list "at" constant-technologies.com
Wed Feb 18 19:21:01 2004
At work, are you able to telnet into the server on port 5900? It is
possible that your browser is using a proxy server, which is why you can
see the RFB 003.003 string. Telnet is the only reliable test you can use
on this to show if the Java applet can actually connect directly to the
You can also try using the native vncviewer to perform the same test. My
guess is that your work has you behind a proxy, which will prevent any
-Ben : )
At 02:00 PM 2/18/2004 , R.J.G.Jansen "at" zonnet.nl wrote:
>PS: Running on windows 2000 profesional sp3
>Thanks for the info...However
>* I am sure of the password... both are configured to be the same.
>When I Use the viewer i get the message: failed to connect to server.
>In the brouwser (5800) the java applet stats OK.
>In the brouwser (5900) I get the result RFB 003.003
>I would like to specify How it does not work... But that would give me the
>Or am i forgetting something?
> > De : r.j.g.jansen "at" zonnet.nl [mailto:r.j.g.jansen "at" zonnet.nl]
> > Envoyi : mercredi 18 fivrier 2004 14:01
> > @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > Objet : Connecting through FW
> > I configured my firewall to transfer port 5800 (tcp) and
> > port 5900 (tcp).
> > At work I connect with MS-IE to the appropriate
> > http://xx.xx.xx.xx:5800
> > and I see the java appled asking me to logon. However I am
> > not able to logon.
> > When I connect to http://xx.xx.xx.xx:5900 I get the reply
> > RFB 003.003.
> > So, both ports are working... but the combination is not.
> > By the way, the separate viewer does not work either.
> HOW does it not work? You'd better precise it. Did you get password
>prompt? Do you get a black window? Please don't just say "it doesn't
> > What do i do wrong and how to solve it HELP
> > Kind reguards,
> > Ruud
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