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how to connect thru vpn through iphone

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hi
i have downloaded the vnc software on my iphone...
can i connect to my office laptop thru phone? can some guide me how to do it?
thanks.
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Are you interested in VNC or VPN?  Those are two different things with different steps involved.  If you're looking for VPN, try this: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1424.  If you're talking about VNC you'll need VNC server software on your laptop, so check out http://www.realvnc.com/ as it's free and works well.
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yes i am talkign abt vnc? can i vnc from iphone to my office laptop?
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Yes, you'll need to install a VNC server such as RealVNC on the laptop and then connect to it using the VNC app on your phone.
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One thing to keep in mind though, is you'll have to forward the VNC port (5900, by default) through your office firewall down to your laptop.
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