Listening viewer over an SSH tunnel
whooper "at" freeshell.org
Mon Dec 5 02:33:01 2005
Rauf Dean wrote:
> I am trying to set up a system for supporting a client who has a
> firewall that wil not accept incoming connections.
> So, from one of the client's pc's I set up an SSH tunnel back to my home
> Linux server. I can VNC now from the client pc to a windows box on my
> home network using "localhost" as the destination IP address. However I
> need to go the other way...
> The same client PC is also running a VNC server, so I run a listening
> viewer on the same windows box on my home network. I choose "Add new
> client" on the client pc and add "localhost" as the address, and...
> nothing happens on my home PC.
Do you have the correct port forwarding for the listening viewer port
(starting at 5500)?