Max OSX VNC
picarules "at" earthlink.net
Mon Jan 10 17:15:01 2005
I am approaching this as a Mac user, not a VNC expert. (See my post under "Getting past *two* NAT routers." I got a good answer, but I'm still learning.)
I suggest you explore the amount of control you have over your broadband router. There are usually two ways to get into the router, both require you to know the router's 192.168.x.xx address. You can find it under System Preferences->Network->Show Built-in Ethernet. Using the _Router_ IP you find there (I assume you have DHCP set to Automatic?), the easy way into the router is using Safari. Go to "http://192.168.x.xx" (the router IP). If the router allows it, you will go into user ID "admin"; you will be asked for a password, which is often "1234" by default. (If not, go to the documentation that came with the DSL router; if you can't find it there, contact your provider and ask them.) Here you will find a number of settings, among which will be the ports to leave open. VNC uses port 5900. The other way to get in (which in my case allows greater control, along with greater opportunity to mess up) is to get into Terminal and type "telnet 192.168.x.xx".
From: Ernie <ehorne1 "at" earthlink.net>
Sent: Jan 10, 2005 8:40 AM
To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
Subject: Max OSX VNC
I'm kinda new at using the VNC server program on Mac OSX. I am usin the OSXVNC program for my Mac at home. I want to view my Mac from a PC at work. My problem is tha I cant connect to the my Mac from a PC at work. I have looked all over the internet and have found no help. I also read a document on Mac-Dev Central on how to do connect to my Mac from a PC, still no luck. I am on a router for my Broadband phone connection through Vonage could this be causing my not to connect? My IP address is 192.168.x.xx. This is the IP address the VNC server is displaying. I have tried everything possible to try to connect to my Mac. Can someone please lead me in the right direction on how I can connect to the Mac? Any help would be greatly apprciated.
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