Firefox + VNC links
awhite at nlsd122.org
Thu May 14 19:03:06 BST 2009
Hi RealVNC list,
Hopefully you can help me understand what is happening with my VNC issue:
I have a website with a link to a VNC protocol ( "vnc://<arguments, computer name, ip, etc>") that I want to use with RealVNC.
I can tell Firefox to associate the protocol with vncviewer.exe, and open up RealVNC when the link is clicked, however, no matter what arguments I
pass after 'vnc://', RealVNC runs through 'Attempting to connect to host...' and then tells me that it is 'unable to resolve hose by name: no such
host is known. (11001)'
My question is what arguments (computer name, IP, etc) should I have and how should the syntax be so that I can get RealVNC to connect to the remote
computer's VNC server. Or how can I see what is being passed (or not being passed) to RealVNC from Firefox? For example, how can I tell whether
Firefox is even sending the correct hostname to RealVNC?
RealVNC is working great for me every other way possible - config files, command line, and quick launch icons - but I want to make links from a
webpage using the vnc:// tag work for me and I cannot.
Any suggestions? Is this even possible?
Thanks for your help!
New Lenox School District 122