So far, everything is working as expected, except for accessing my pc remotely via VNC. I am forwarding port and I am also using my fios Actiontec router and I forwarded the ports to the R then from the R to the pc. For some reason I can't connect via VNC. I also have ports forwarded for uTorrent and that is working just fine.
I have included the image of the port forwarding page from each router. Any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks. Loving the router so far. I used a RE range extender previously to reach the further parts of the house and now I don't need it anymore. Now I am connecting to the 5ghz band instead of 2. Message 1 of 8. Labels: AC Nighthawk R Me too. Message 2 of 8.
Also check that your Windows firewall is also open for ports and , e. It should see a running service on the port. If not e. Message 3 of 8. I would suggest using other custom ports since the default VNC ports are usual targets - I use x As June said above, these must match router settings. These commonly get changed when you connect a new router. Not the rules themselves, but the network type.
You must use "Home" or "Work" since Public network type blocks remote access by default unless explicit rules are specified. Why do you have multiple custom port forwarding rules for the same port range and destination IP? Just curious? Message 4 of 8. Thank you everyone for the responses!
The VNC ports are correct. I have verified on RealVNC and the screenshot is below. I am able to connect using the local ip which is Keep in mind that Netgear routers work in a bit different way than "traditional" VPN routers. These are the 4 general steps to set up a VPN on your Netgear router.
Before you start to set up a VPN on your Netgear router, you need to enable this functionality which comes disabled by default. So, do the following:. Your Netgear router should provide additional options as well, at some point while going through the following procedure. Proceed with the following steps:. Then, double-click on the freshly downloaded files.
Complete the installation. OpenVPN is available on other devices as well, so Netgear offers you different types of configuration files. Now, visit the directory of your OpenVPN client , as discussed above. Copy the freshly downloaded files to the ' config ' folder. And finally, it's time to check if you've set everything up correctly. You'll need to use your locally installed OpenVPN client for that purpose.
Many people use RealVNC, UltraVNC, TightVNC to access their PC remotely. However most find it difficult to setup correctly and are unable to connect to their PC. WinXP and Win98SE boxes behind a Netgear router. UltraVNC (server and viewer) installed on both. I am using a Dynamic DNS service IP to resolve my. I have a wired/wireless lan using a Netgear router and access point. Everything works fine except that [email protected] keeps changing settings.