cannot get to the computer behind the firewall

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Wed Mar 3 09:54:00 2004


	If you're using the conventional settings, it should be
http://smilingdog.hopto.org:5800

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Tom La Velle [mailto:smilingdog "at" yahoo.com]
> Envoyi : mercredi 3 mars 2004 04:40
> @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : cannot get to the computer behind the firewall
> 
> I am trying to connect to the server from a remote location.  I know that I have it configured
> correctly because I can connect to the vnc server over the lan.  But how do I access the
> computer running the server from a remote location over the internet.  I have a dsl line with
> a dynamically assigned ip address.  I have a wireless router with two computers connected
> to a workgroup.  I do have a dynamic dns service running so I always have a url that
> resolves to whatever my currently assigned ip address is.  Whenever i type in the url
> (http://smilingdog.hopto.org), I get a failed to connect to server message.  If I type in my
> current IP address, I also get the same message.  Any suggestions?