[NZLUG] VNC server/viewer setup help required

Cliff Pratt enkidu at cliffp.com
Tue Jul 19 13:16:35 NZST 2016


On 19/07/16 11:49, Mark Foster wrote:
>
>
> On 19/07/2016 11:26 a.m., Alexander Taler wrote:
>>    > |> Try 'telnet <ip addr of the remote machine> 5901 from the other
>>    > |> machine and see if it connects. My guess is that it won't.
>>    > |>
>>    > |> There's no telnet on the Windows machine so can't test that 
>> theory.
>>    > |>
>>    > Sheesh! I checked on my wife's lappie and that is so. When did that
>>    > happen I wonder?
>>    > 'telnet'  doesn't seem to be included in "Powershell" either.
>>
>> Yeah, that got me recently too. Time to upgrade to Ncat:
>>
>> http://nmap.org/dist/ncat-portable-5.59BETA1.zip
>>
>
> Telnet is a windows component that you are still able to install, at 
> least this is true for Windows 7 and 8.
>
> https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=how+to+install+telnet+windows
>
Here's the TechNet article. Windows 10 info is towards the end, but I've 
not tried it.

Cheers,

Cliff

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771275(v=ws.10).aspx


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