[K12OSN] XDCMP through a Firewall

Terrell Prude', Jr. microman at cmosnetworks.com
Fri Jun 11 11:09:33 UTC 2004

Hello Gavin,

Any particular reason why you need to forward XDMCP through a firewall?  
Usually, X11 is never run across the Internet for security reasons; it's 
generally kept to the trusted network.


Gavin Spurgeon wrote:

> Hi All....
> I have been 'Google'ing for a short wile on how I can get and
> XDCMP session to run from a PXES boot cd from the PXES
> Project @ http://pxes.sf.net through our Firewall here...
> I have all the XDCMP options set on the server & running fine.
> but I cant work out which ports I will need to forward...
> I now 177 is the XDCMP port but with this forwarded it still
> doesn't seem to work...
> Has anyone got any quick tips that may help ? Or has anyone
> already done this in a similar way ?
> Thank for any help...
> Best Regards
> Gavin Spurgeon
> Assistant Systems Administrator
> http://www.leighctc.kent.sch.uk
> Tel: 01322 620400
> DDI: 01322 620501

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