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Old 07-06-2008, 07:59 AM   #1
Chris594
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freenx client setup issue (remote connection over internet)


Hello everyone,

I'm currently using freenx over LAN - which works flawless by the way

Now I'm trying to establish a remote connection over the web:
Code:
                                                         --- [PC Nr.A]
[nx client laptop] --- [web] --- [firewall] --- [switch] --- [PC Nr.x]
                                                         --- [...]
I want to connect to PC Nr.A
(lets assume that PC Nr.A's IP is 192.168.1.1 and my IP (assign from my ISP) is 88.88.88.88

What do I type in the host field in nx's configuration 88.88.88.88:192.168.1.1?

This doesn't work What's the correct syntax?

Thanks for your help,

Chris
 
Old 07-06-2008, 11:02 PM   #2
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Probably the WAN IP address of your firewall and its the port number for the NX server:

Code:
88.88.88.88:portnum
That portnum needs to be port forwarded in your firewall to the NX server.

Last edited by Mr. C.; 07-06-2008 at 11:03 PM.
 
Old 07-07-2008, 05:05 AM   #3
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Thank you for you input Mr. C.
FreeNX uses ssh (Port 22) by default. I did make a rule in my firewall forwarding port22. Unfortunately that didn't do the trick.

Regards,

Chris
 
  


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