VNC and proxy
whooper "at" freeshell.org
Thu Jun 17 20:52:01 2004
richard skeggs said:
> I have set up vnc 3.3.7 running thr java client and I have no problem
> running the application as http://eghsnap1/vnc/index.vnc. The java client
> is installed on the apache server on eghsnap1 along with the server
> component. When however I try to go through the proxy Server
> http://eghapp:8000/vnc/index.vnc I can get to the VNC Authorise
> page and I can see that the applet has loaded but I get an error message
> back saying
> "java.netConnectionException: Connection refused: connect"
This means you don't have the ports open for the java viewer to connect to the VNC server. There is nothing special about the java viewer, you still need the VNC ports open. Without some kind of tunneling or port forwarding VNC will not work through a proxy server.