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Re: [vox-tech] VNC behind a router
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Re: [vox-tech] VNC behind a router

I think what you want to do is port forward the VNC port(s) (5901) to your
internal box, that is:

if your friends linksys box (lets say) has a WAN address of
and an internal address of
and your friends M$ box has an IP of

then you'd configure the linksys to port forward ports 5901 - 5901 to

then you'd (from your house) run VNC, going to IP

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Siedband" <david@calteg.org>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Monday, May 05, 2003 3:25 PM
Subject: [vox-tech] VNC behind a router

> I set up a VNC server on a friend's windoze box so I can help him with
> problems from afar.
> Said box is behind a Linksys router that NATs out 192.168.X.X
> addresses. This router has an admin interface that allows one to set up
> port forwarding, so you could map say, port 6612 on the modem's IP to
>  The problem I think I'm having is that this interface
> doesn't let me append the port to the IP behind the router
> Ideally I'd like to map something like this
> [modem's IP]:6612   -->
> Is this possible?  Anyone have experience with this?  Can you recommend
> a HOW-TO??
> thanks much
> --
> David
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> vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
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