unable to connect to host: Connection timed out (10060)

Israel A. Martínez Ibarra israelmtzibarra "at" hotmail.com
Tue Nov 29 07:07:01 2005


Brent.
You don't need to disable the firewall, only you need is to tell what port
number you want to listen, so when it detect an incoming call for your vnc
server this firewall let free to contact the vnc server.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brent Allen" <beallen "at" rogers.com>
To: <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
Sent: Monday, November 28, 2005 9:26 PM
Subject: Fw: unable to connect to host: Connection timed out (10060)


> Problem solved!  After reviewing other posts I checked the firewalls
running
> on the PCs themselves.  I have MacAfee Security Center on both PCs running
> firewalls and the vnc applications were allowed full access.  However,
Windows
> XP Firewall was also running on the server.  After disabling Windows XP
> Firewall on the server, it now works fine.
>
> ...Brent
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
>
>
> Some additional information.  I've seen some other posts suggesting I try
> telneting to the server.  I get no response when I try to telnet 'server'
5900
> so I guess my server is not listening.  But I don't know why.  There is
> nothing between the two computers except an ethernet switch.
>
> ...Brent
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
>
>
> I'm trying vnc for the first time.
>
> Client and server are both inside my home network, behind a firewall.
Each is
> running Windows XP Home.  Each computer can ping the other.
>
> From the server, I can "Add Client" and specify the IP address of my
client
> computer and the connection works.
>
> However, I cannot establish the connect from the client computer.
>
> Can anyone help?
>
> ...Brent
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