Win XP Failed to connect to server

James Herbert jamesherbert "at" gmx.net
Wed Mar 3 21:05:01 2004


CLAIS2 wrote:

> Hi,
> 
>  I am getting "Failed to connect to server" error when I try to connect
> to a remote machine. I listing the things I have done. Please let me
> know where I went wrong.
> 
>  Started VNC Server (WinVNC Version 3.3.7) on remote machine
> 129.252.1.72 (ping works)
>  Opened VNC Viewer on my machine and typed  129.252.1.72:0 I have also
> tried :2 after changing the display number on the server.

You certainly want :5900 not :0 :)

Also please make sure you've enabled port forwarding on your router

and in future do some research before posting! ;)