Connecting with a RoadRunner IP from the Internet
angelosarto "at" gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 06:24:01 2004
You need to port forward port 5900 in the router to her pc's inside IP Address.
I cant remeber what this is called in linksys terminology it may be
called applications or something like that. Google around a bit for
port forwarding and your specific router and you chould be able to
find helkp on how to enable a forward.
just remember it is port 5900.
P.S. what i suspect is happening is that somehow your computer is
configuring the router via UP'nP for you while her computer is not.
PPS. instead of monitoring your ip you can get yourself a free domain
name mapped to your dynamic ip by going to the dynadns website or the
On Mon, 4 Oct 2004 23:03:26 -0400, David Savopoulos <davesavop "at" msn.com> wrote:
> I am somewhat of a novice at VNC, and need someone to steer me in the right
> direction. I just finished setting up VNC on a home network at my
> Mother-In-Law's home last week. It worked fine while I was on her network,
> using either her RR IP address or the local IP address as assigned in the
> Linksys Router. The problem is that I can't connect from an outside Internet
> location. Her IP is on RoadRunner, and begins with 66.26.XXX.XXX. Is there
> something special about this IP address that prevents me from outside access?
> I have the identical setup with my home network, and have no problem accessing
> it from the Internet, even with a dynamic IP that I have to update and
> monitor. My IP starts with 216.xxx.xxx.xxx, and I don't know enough about IPs
> to know if there is a difference. Is there anyone out there who can explain
> this to me in simple terms? Thanks! Dave
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