Newbie: Cannot connect from XP machine to Linux machine
angelosarto "at" gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 13:14:01 2005
You may want to try telnetting instead to port 5901 as this would be
session 1 on the FC box.
You may want to start here for information on how to start the server
this explains how the vncserver program can be launched along with
it's config files.
On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 09:50:19 +0530, Dinesh Rege
<superpravin2003 "at" gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi John
> Thanks again for the reply.
> I tried to telnet the FC3 box, but it fails
> The error message is
> Connecting To 172.16.13.123...Could not open connection to the host,
> on port :
> Connect failed
> I am able to ping the above stated IP address.
> Could you please tell me, how can I make the VNC server running on the
> FC3 box, on the specified port (5900 in this case).
> Thanks once again John
> On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 09:59:37 -0500, John Aldrich <JAldrich "at" covista.com> wrote:
> > Have you tried telnetting to the FC3 box on port 590x? Telnet to the port
> > that FC3 has vnc server running on and see if you get "RFB 003.008" or
> > something similar. If you do, you know that VNC server is running on the FC3
> > machine. If not, either VNC Server is not running or you are having some
> > sort of network issue trying to reach the FC3 machine. To rule out a network
> > issue, ping the Fedora machine and see if you get a response.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dinesh Rege [mailto:superpravin2003 "at" gmail.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 5:55 AM
> > To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > Subject: Newbie: Cannot connect from XP machine to Linux machine
> > Hi all
> > I've trying to connect the remote Fedora 3 Linux m/c (the VNC server)
> > from the local Windows XP SP2 m/c. I've disabled Windows firewall for
> > the VNC. How do I check whether the VNC server is running at the
> > remote side, and what is method to mention the remote ip address in
> > the viewer window on my local Windows m/c.
> > Thanks
> > Dinesh
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