Problem Connecting through a firewall

William Hooper whooper "at" freeshell.org
Tue Mar 30 00:34:01 2004


Cliff McLoughlin said:
> Hi
>
> I am trying to connect to my home pcs which are behind an ADSL firewall
> router using VNC and a browser.
>
> I have mapped the internal IP addresses and ports of the PCs (eg
> 192.169.1.4:5800) to public port (1004) each pc getting a different public
> port.

Using the Java viewer requires forwarding both port 5800 (for the HTTP
server to serve the applet) and 5900 (for the RFB communication to the VNC
server).

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William Hooper