I can't establish a connection across internet...
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Fri Aug 26 11:21:15 2005
Can you explain what precisely the error is that you get when you say "We
can't communicate. The program tries to connect but don't get it."?
Why do you enable port forwarding for ports 5901 and 5801? Are you intended
to run more than one VNC server?
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
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> Subject: I can't establish a connection across internet...
> I'm trying the 4.1.7 versisn of VNC
> I have 2 computers in a LAN, all behind a ADSL router with dinamic IP.
> First fo all, i've tried to install a server un one computer and a
> client in the other, with good results. I can conect the viewer to the
> server, and conect the server to the listening viewer too.
> Well, my problem comes when I try to connect to a friend.
> The idea is that my friend will be the server and I will be the
> client. Then, I woluld connect to his computer to help him because he
> is a rookie...
> We have installed the software on his computer too. I've opened in his
> router the needed ports: 5900 and 5901 TCP for the connection, and
> 5800 and 5801 for the java viewer. Then he launches the Server on his
> computer and waits.
> On the other side, i have opened the ports in my router. I've opened
> port 5500 to try the listening client, to open the conecction from his
> We can't communicate. The program tries to connect but don't get it.
> Then I've tried another thing.
> I have 2 computers with local IP's 192.168.1.2 (client) and
> 192.168.1.3 (server). If I try to connect directly using the local
> Ip's, all is ok.
> Then I've configured muy router in the following way: I open the 5500
> port for 192.168.1.2 (client) and 5800,5801,5900 and 5901 ports for
> 192.168.1.3 (server).
> Then, if you come outside the LAN, when you try the routers IP
> (dinamic, AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD) with port 5500, the router will redirect
> the packet to 192.168.1.2 (client) and when receive packets with the
> others ports it will redirect the packets to 192.168.1.3 (server).
> Then, I try to conect the client with AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD (my router's
> address). The packet must reach the router, then the router would
> redirect the packet to 192.168.1.3 (beacuse the port is 5900), and
> connect, but the connection do not establish.
> Error: failed to connect: Connection refused (10061)
> What does this means?
> What can I do to get the connectisn with my friend?
> Thanks for the aswers.
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