RealVNC questions about ports and display number

evets dranem edranem "at" dranem.org
Fri Nov 4 15:07:01 2005


Arthur Simpatico wrote:

>That's a very good point to bring up.  I use static IP assignments for my
>wireless connection as well as the wired, since my router firmware allows
>for static IP assignments based on the MAC address.  Without 'steady' IP
>addresses, you will have problems with VNC'ing IN to that computer without a
>doubt.
>
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On
>Behalf Of S. I. Becker
>Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2005 10:42 AM
>To: evets dranem; vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
>Subject: Re: RealVNC questions about ports and display number
>
>  
>
>>The problem I do have is connecting to my wireless  laptop althoug I 
>>can connect to it when it is hardwired
>>
>>I can conect OUT with the wireless just not in
>>
>>Using DYNDNS.org
>>I can get clients to call me; I can call myself when I am off-site
>>
>>D-Link 804v Router
>>Virtual Server Settings
>>RULE    inside     IP
>>    
>>
>[snip]
>  
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>>05.     192.168.8.101     5905 ~ 5905    - Laptop Server [display Zero]
>>    
>>
>
>Steve,
>
>Does your laptop have the same IP address no matter which connection it
>uses?  For instance it has IP address 192.168.8.101 when connected by cable,
>but it might have a different one when connecting via wireless.  This is
>something that's tripped me up before now.
>
>Stewart [NutmeG] Becker
>_______________________________________________
>  
>
I have a seperate IP for each and a sepeate dedicated rule for each.
I only run 11 or the other
I have tried _ many_ combinations
and have llearned that I need to switch to wired when I want toanswer an
incoming support rquest

Thanks for suggestions
steve menard 
evets dranem    ;-)