Server uses wrong (internal LAN) IP

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Fri Jan 23 13:34:01 2004


	And of course an obvious question: is there any port filter on the cisco router?  Or in other words, is at least the port 5900 is allowed?

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Tim Meador [mailto:tmeador "at" kc.rr.com] 
> Envoyi : vendredi 23 janvier 2004 14:11
> @ : James Weatherall
> Cc : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : Re: Server uses wrong (internal LAN) IP
> 
> * James Weatherall <jnw "at" realvnc.com> [2004-01-23 06:03]:
> > By default, VNC 3.3.3 doesn't bind to a particular IP address, even 
> > though it only shows one of the machine's addresses in the try icon.
> > 
> > Have you actually tried just connecting using the public address?
> 
> Sure, no go.  Running it from a terminal window:
> 
> [tim "at" localhost tim]$ vncviewer
> VNC viewer version 3.3.7 - built Feb 28 2003 18:58:10
> 
> That pops up a little 'serverDial' window to enter an IP such 
> as 66.140.87.26.  So I do, hit enter and nothing happens.  
> Note that the entry box now appears to empty, but if I scroll 
> back in it, the IP # I entered is actually still there.  Now 
> if I add a display number, as 66.140.87.26:0 (which the docs 
> say is not necessary when connecting to a Win host), then in 
> the terminal I get the result:
> 
> vncviewer: ConnectToTcpAddr: connect: Connection refused
> 
> If I use the name of the host, for example 'snoopy' in place 
> of an IP #, it returns:
> 
> Couldn't convert 'snoopy' to host address Unable to connect 
> to VNC server
> 
> I use the IP for pcAnywhere and of course can ping it no problem.
> Everything seems fine, it just doesn't work.  I figured it 
> must've had to do with VNC host displaying 10.1.1.11, which 
> obviously would not work.  Guess that's not it.
> 
> Thanks for the reply.  Next step?
> 
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