vnc has problems with router?
angelosarto "at" gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 19:58:00 2005
You need to setup a port forward on port 5900.
Try looking at www.portforward.com or your router and how to setup a
On 4/15/05, QUINN MCKINSEY <mckinsey.1 "at" osu.edu> wrote:
> Sorry, on my initial post I gave no mention of vnc in the title.
> I have been trying to setup the vnc server on windows XP. I have the ip address, but for some reason connections cannot be made to the server. I am using a labtop to try and figure out what is wrong. So far, I think the problem may have to do with the router because when the labtop is connected to the router I can connect to the server and everything runs fine, but if I try to connect over the internet, thus comming from outside the router, nothing works. However, the labtop is also a server and I have been able to connect from the windows XP to the labtop over the internet. I have disabled my firewalls on the XP, but it seems to have no effect. I am using a linksys router, but I don't see why it would only allow connections in one direction. Any help would be appreciated.
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