[NZLUG] VNC server/viewer setup help required

Cliff Pratt enkidu at cliffp.com
Tue Jul 19 13:19:54 NZST 2016


On 17/07/16 18:44, Patrick Connolly wrote:
> Somewhere about Fri, 15-Jul-2016 at 11:21AM +1200 (give or take),
> Cliff Pratt wrote:
>
> |> On 14/07/16 20:20, Patrick Connolly wrote:
>
> ...
>
> |> ># netstat -tlnep | grep -E '5901|6001'
> |> >tcp        0      0 127.0.0.1:5901          0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN      1000       3579449     31417/Xvnc
> |> >tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:6001            0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN      1000       3579444     31417/Xvnc
> |> >tcp6       0      0 ::1:5901                :::*                    LISTEN      1000       3579450     31417/Xvnc
> |> >tcp6       0      0 :::6001                 :::*                    LISTEN      1000       3579443     31417/Xvnc
> |> >
> |> >I've disregarded the tcp6 lines assuming they don't tell anything new.
> |> >Is that a bad idea?
> |> >
> |> >
> |> >#
> ....
>
> |> >
> |> Well, that first line of the netstat *seems* to say that 5901 is
> |> open on localhost only, so any connections will need connect to
> |> localhost, which of course they can't from another machine.
>
> Are there any suggestions as to how to make the :5091 line more like
> the :6001 line.
>
> |>
> |> 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.
Putty will do telnet.

Cheers,

Cliff



More information about the NZLUG mailing list