failure to connect on an intranet (10060)
JAldrich "at" covista.com
Tue Apr 18 15:28:01 2006
Well, that rules out the wireless connection. :-) My next suggestion would
be to uninstall and reinstall and triple-check any/all firewall rules on
that machine. You could also try booting a "live CD" like Ubuntu or
something and see if you can VNC to the machine then, just to rule out a
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nathan liskov [mailto:nate "at" lcs.mit.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 10:20 AM
> To: John Aldrich; vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Subject: RE: failure to connect on an intranet (10060)
> Thanks John,
> The problem XP machine is wired through the router.
> I have been able to connect to two other XP maches - one
> wired and one wireless. I cannot connect to the problem
> machine from either a wired or a wireless XP machine nor from
> my wired OS/2 machine but connections among those
> other machines on the intranet work.
> Nate Liskov
> Note: The problem XP uses SKYPE and MSNMEssenger (which
> listen on other ports) with no problem (also Firefox). I
> was thinking of getting a telnet server or an ftp server for
> the problem machine and see if I can work that. I regularly
> transfer files using an FTP client on the problem machine.
> On Tue, 18 Apr 2006 09:42:51 -0400, John Aldrich wrote:
> >It's not clear to me from the history included in this post
> if the "problem"
> >machine is hard-wired or wireless. I know that SOME people
> have posted that
> >they have problems connecting to a server on a wireless
> connection, but that
> >they almost always are able to connect to the same machine
> via a wired
> >connection...something about the wireless base not wanting
> to serve port
> >5900 for some reason. *shrug* Can you clarify this? If you
> *are* attempting
> >to connect to a VNC server on a wireless connection, can you
> try plugging a
> >LAN cable in and see whether you are able to connect then?
> > Thanks
> > John
> This OS/2 system uptime is 1 days 17:53 hours.
> I don't do Windows!
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