clive at clivemenzies.co.uk
Sun Feb 4 20:52:01 GMT 2007
On (04/02/07 15:06), Paul Kaplan wrote:
> On Sunday 04 February 2007 1:30:40 pm Clive Menzies wrote:
> > On (04/02/07 11:04), Paul Kaplan wrote:
> > > Can anyone point me to explicit directions for remotely
> > > controlling/administering an XP box from edgy?
> > > What software do I use on edgy? How do I configure XP?
> > > Also, same three questions about remote access to/from another edgy box?
> > Download VNC Server from http://www.realvnc.com/ (free version); install
> > and configure VNC server with a password.
> > Install xvncviewer on your Ubuntu box; launch xvncviewer, type in IP
> > address of XP box and password and away you go :)
> How do I get the IP address for a box that's behind a firewall on a LAN?
Ah! this may be a little more tricky. Do you have control of the
firewall? Where we are doing this remotely, we either set up a LAN to
LAN VPN or remote dial-up VPN.
Without knowing much about the setup (where the XP box is) it is
difficult to advise. An alternative is to assign a public IP address to
the XP box with NAT translation on your router. This is a bit out of my
depth... someone else may have a better suggestion.
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