[K12OSN] How to VNC into my FC3 machines from outside?

Byron Kapali bklinux at verizon.net
Wed Jun 22 20:37:35 UTC 2005

One thing you might want to check is your firewall settings.  VNC works 
off of port 5900 so you need to add it to the firewall.

Applications-->System Settings-->Security Level
Add 5900:tcp to the "Other ports" box.

when you connect it should give you an x11 session.  Hope this helps.


richard ingalls wrote:

>--- Jim Kronebusch <jim at winonacotter.org> wrote:
>>Do you have port forwarding setup for all of those
>>machines?  Do you
>>have multiple external IP addresses so each box has
>>a unique external IP
>>or are they all shared?  If they are shared you will
>>need to configure
>>alternate ports for each server.
>No port forwarding setup (unless the K12LTSP FC3 does
>it by default).  Each machine has it's own static
>external IP address.  Pretty much a default install of
>K12LTSP 4.2.1.  I can get to my RH8 box using TightVNC
>on a Windows XP machine outside, but not to my FC3 boxes.
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