Server uses wrong (internal LAN) IP
tmeador "at" kc.rr.com
Fri Jan 23 13:26:00 2004
* Seak, Teng-Fong <tfseak "at" futurmaster.com> [2004-01-23 07:10]:
> 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?
Yes, each workstation is assinged a public IP, as 126.96.36.199, which we
use to connect from home with pcAnywhere no problem.
> 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.
One would think so...
> > 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:
> > 184.108.40.206
> > And the workstaton public IPs it assigns, like:
> > 220.127.116.11
> > And the internal LAN IPs, like:
> > 10.1.1.11
> > I use the workstation IP, 18.104.22.168 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
> > 22.214.171.124 IP like pcAnywhere does so I can get hooked up?
> > Is there a config file I can edit or something?
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