Failed to Connect to Server
tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Thu Mar 18 21:47:00 2004
FYI, you could get the list of all listening and connected TCP ports by using this command:
netstat -a -n -p tcp
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott C. Best [mailto:sbest "at" best.com]
> Sent: jeudi 18 mars 2004 22:16
> To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Cc: tkearley "at" damson.com
> Subject: Re: Failed to Connect to Server
> Heya. Since you cannot telnet into the server while it's
> running, there's either 1 of 3 things wrong. First, it's possible
> that the server's not really running. On WinnT, I use the fport
> utility to see what's actually active and listening to a port.
> Also, please be sure you're using the very latest version of VNC
> when you test.
> Second, it's possible that a "software firewall" has been
> put in place on your WinNT machine, either as part of the WinRoute
> package, part of WinNT itself, or as a standalone application
> (like Norton Internet Security or ZoneAlarm). To find those, you'll
> have to closely examine the processes running on your PC. I use
> WinTasks Pro for that.
> Lastly, it's possible that WinVNC is running, but is
> listening to a non-standard port. The fport utility can help trace
> that down as well.
> Hope this helps!
> > I am running VNC on Windows NT that is also running Kerio WinRoute Pro.
> > I had to restart the PC yesterday and since it was restarted, I cannot
> > access the PC with VNC. I saw a posting that recommended trying to
> > telnet the PC (telnet ip 5900) and see if it would connect using the
> > public IP and the private IP but it would not. All of the ports are
> > open in the network configuration for both TCP/IP protocols. Using
> > www.gotomyvnc.com <http://www.gotomyvnc.com/> shows no response from
> > any display adapters. I have stopped and restarted the VNC service and
> > removed it and reinstalled it (both realvnc and tightvnc) all to no
> > avail. The WinRoute software is working fine - I can access the network
> > to get to the terminal services server and use pcAnywhere to get to a
> > host PC on the network. There is nothing to configure for VNC to work
> > in the router since it has a direct connection to the WAN. Besides, I
> > cannot connect on the internal address.
> > Any ideas as to what could be broken?
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