Trying to connect to dial-up PC from DSL PC
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Wed Oct 12 16:16:22 2005
It's possible that the firewall settings for the dial-up connection differ
from those for the LAN, such that connections within the LAN work, while
connections via the dial-up won't. It's also possible that the ISP is doing
some firewalling of their own.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Greg
> Sent: 12 October 2005 03:07
> Cc: 'vnclist'
> Subject: Re: Trying to connect to dial-up PC from DSL PC
> Thanks for your reply. I have not enabled the windows
> firewall on host B.
> Let me give you more background on this setup. Both PC's are in the
> same room at the moment. "B" is about
> To be delivered to a retail shop.
> During testing, I first had both PC's connected to the same
> switch. Ran
> viewer on "A" and was able to connect to and run "B" with no
> Next I disconnected "B" from the switch and invoked its DUN
> to the ISP. (This is how I'll have to really connect to "B")
> I got "B" 's IP address, turned to "A" and pinged "B" successfully.
> Then I tried to run the viewer from "A" to "B". Result: timeout.
> Since I can connect when "A" and "B" are on the same network,
> that would
> indicate that it's not a firewall problem.
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* "James Weatherall"
> *To:* "'Greg'" <beyerg "at" bellsouth.net>, "'vnclist'"
> <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
> *Sent:* Monday, October 10, 2005 6:42:08 AM
> *Subject:* Trying to connect to dial-up PC from DSL PC
> > Greg,
> > This sounds like you haven't enabled winvnc4.exe as an
> exception in Windows
> > Firewall, so Windows Firewall is causing the connection to
> be ignored.
> > Regards,
> > Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> >> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Greg
> >> Sent: 09 October 2005 23:26
> >> To: vnclist
> >> Subject: Trying to connect to dial-up PC from DSL PC
> >> I have been all through the docs and archives and I don't find a
> >> solution to my problem. Would appreciate some help.
> >> I have ver 4.1 installed. I am running viewer on a Win2K
> >> host, which
> >> is on DSL (Host A)
> >> The remote machine is an XP home, on dial-up. (Host B)
> >> When I execute a dial-up on host B, the ipconfig it piped to
> >> a file and
> >> e-mailed to me so I know its current IP address.
> >> I am able to ping host B from A with 150ms average ping time.
> >> I get a "connection timed out 10060" out when trying to
> >> connect using
> >> the VNCviewer.
> >> In case tight VNC is faster, I tried it, too. tightVNC gave
> >> me "failed
> >> to connect to server"
> >> I'll try any suggestions.
> >> Thank you.
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