Server uses wrong (internal LAN) IP
tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Fri Jan 23 12:12:01 2004
Do you mean every machine inside your LAN has a corresponding public IP address? That means there is a NAT? Or at least, your machine has a corresponding public IP address? If that's the case, normally, you could just need to put 188.8.131.52 in the vncviewer, and the rest is done by the router.
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Tim Meador [mailto:tmeador "at" kc.rr.com]
> Envoyi : vendredi 23 janvier 2004 10:38
> @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : Server uses wrong (internal LAN) IP
> No doubt this has been ansered before, but I've done a long
> search through the list archives and couldn't find an answer,
> so here goes...
> I'm new to VNC, trying to use it to replace pcAnyhwere to
> connect from my Linux box at home to my Win2000 Pro
> workstation at my job. I use Win4Lin on the Linux box for
> the sole purpose of running pcAnywhere and I'm trying to
> simplify things a little.
> I installed VNC 3.3.7 on both boxes no problem. The server
> runs fine on the Win2000 box *except* that it picks up the
> internal LAN address instead of my public IP, so I can't
> connect. To put it a little clearer...
> My business uses DSL connected to a Cisco router, which then
> doles out static IPs for all the workstations. So, you have
> an IP for the Cisco, say like:
> And the workstaton public IPs it assigns, like:
> And the internal LAN IPs, like:
> I use the workstation IP, 184.108.40.206 to connect from home
> with pcAnyhwere. Problem is, the VNC serverpicks up the LAN
> IP, 10.1.1.11 (when you hold the mouse over the tray icon, it
> shows that IP). Of course, that's a no go for connection.
> So how can I get the VNC server to use the public
> 220.127.116.11 IP like pcAnywhere does so I can get hooked up?
> Is there a config file I can edit or something?
> Thanks for any help.
> Registered Linux user #266531
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