Connecting through a cable modem ...

Napolean Dynamite elvis "at" channel1.com
Mon Jan 5 22:47:01 2004


Thanks William.

This is Comcast using a Motorola SB5100. Unfortunately I do not have
access to the modem to research it more thoroughly, but from what I can
tell, it may provide DHCP server capabilities. It gets an IP address
from Comcast (24.60.195.x), but the PC has a DHCP assigned address of
192.168.100.1.

Thanks,

Mike



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Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 4:58 PM
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Subject: Re: Connecting through a cable modem ...


Napolean Dynamite said:
> Hello,
>
> I have two questions:
>
> 1. Is there a way to search the VNC-List Archives so I don't have to 
> waste people's time by asking questions that have already been asked 
> and answered? I looked at the archive lists, but I did not see any way

> to do a search.

http://www.realvnc.com/swish-e/search2/vnc-list

> 2. And now to waste your time: Is it possible to connect to a machine 
> over the Internet that is directly connected to a cable modem. The 
> cable modem obtains an IP address from the cable provider and the PC 
> has a private IP address (192.168.1.x). I have done this with a router

> that supports port forwarding, but I don't see how to do the 
> equivalent with just a cable modem. Any ideas or pertinent links are 
> appreciated.

What cable service?  What brand and model of modem?  Does it have a web
interface?

-- 
William Hooper
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