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Old 07-18-2005, 06:44 PM   #1
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VNC on non-standard port


How do I use vncserver to listen on a port other then it's default 5800?
 
Old 07-19-2005, 01:10 AM   #2
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Code:
man Xvnc
man vncserver
Xvnc: search for httpPort (/httpPort) for the changing the default: 5800
you may also be interested in the 'USAGE WITH INETD' section

example:
Code:
vncserver :13 -name king_scott_2 -geometry 1280x1024 -depth 16 -httpPort 7800
you can use whatever options you want.
this example will create a vnc session on :13 named king_scott_2 with resolutions 1280x1024x16 and the browser will listen on port 7800

going to http://vncserver:7800 should give you this session

hope this helps
 
Old 07-19-2005, 07:25 AM   #3
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Thanks, it does a lot. Although is there a way I can change the :13 bit (port 5813) to a non-default port to connect via TightVNC or another program (I hate the School firewall)
 
  


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