Connecting to a remote computer via the internet. The host
computer does not have a router only a cable modem
tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Mon May 24 16:00:01 2004
If your remote PC isn't behind any router, you shouldn't worry about the problem of port. It should have a public IP address, right?
However, since it's XP Pro, there's an integrated firewall. You have to configure it to let through port 5900 if you intend to use this firewall.
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Gil Bertin [mailto:gbertin "at" optonline.net]
> Envoyi : dimanche 23 mai 2004 17:51
> @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : Connecting to a remote computer via the internet. The host computer does not have
> a router only a cable modem
> To whom it may concern:
> I need to administer a remote computer via the internet. The remote computer
> does not have a router. The remote computer has a broadband connection. Is
> there a way I can enable the port range connection (i.e. 5900 TCP/UDP) on
> the host computer even though they do not have a router. The OS on the
> remote computer has XP Pro. Do I need to do something in the registry or in
> DOS? PS: On my end I have a linksys router. Please advise.
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