Requirements

  • TOSIBOX® Lock
  • TOSIBOX® Key, matched to the Lock
  • Windows PC connected to Lock’s LAN network. Let’s call it “VNC server computer”. This PC must always be behind a hardware NAT firewall, such as TOSIBOX® Lock.
  • Windows PC used with the Key. Let’s call it “VNC client computer”.
  • Connectivity to Lock’s LAN is OK using TOSIBOX® Key connection.


Installation steps 

NOTE: This guide applies for Windows 7 computers. Installation on other Windows versions is very much similar.


Installation on Lock’s side

  • Download TightVNC to the computer you want to connect to. Download link: TightVNC download.
  • If the computer is modern, you should probably choose the 64 bit version.
  • Install TightVNC on VNC server by doubleclicking the file you downloaded.
  • Installation starts. See images below.
  • Choose Next.


Vnc1


  • Choose Accept and Next.


Vnc2


  • Choose Complete.


Vnc3_server


  • Choose Next.


Vnc4


  • Choose Install.


Vnc5


  • If you have User Account Control enabled, you will get this prompt. In that case choose Yes.


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  • Type a password to the fields below. You may choose a different administration password if you like. Note that there’s an 8 character limit on the password. The password protection is not to be trusted, so make sure the server is always behind a NAT firewall, such as a TOSIBOX® Lock, or that a software firewall prevents direct connections from the Internet.


Vnc7


  • Choose Finish.


Vnc8


  • TightVNC server is now running, you can control it from the Systray Icon.


Vnc9


Installation on Key’s side

  • Download TightVNC to the computer you want to connect from. Download link: TightVNC download.
  • If the computer is modern, you should probably choose the 64 bit version.
  • Installation starts. See images below.
  • Choose Next.


Vnc1


  • Choose Accept and Next.


Vnc2


  • Choose Custom.


Vnc3_custom


  • Click on the TightVNC server icon, as in image.


Vnc_client_custom1


  • Choose “Entire feature will be unavailable”.


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  • Choose Next.


Vnc_client_custom3


  • Choose Next.


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  • Choose Finish.


Vnc8


  • TightVNC client is now installed, you can find it by using the Start Menu.


Vnc_client_start1


Connecting to VNC server using VNC client

After installation on both client and server side is complete, here’s how you connect to the VNC server running on Lock’s LAN network.

  • Insert TOSIBOX® Key to the VNC client computer.
  • If not done already, install TOSIBOX® Key to the VNC client computer. See Tosibox manual for details on that.
  • TOSIBOX® Key software will start.
  • Enter your password, if password prompt enabled.
  • Connect to the Lock using the Connect button.
  • When connected, you should see your device list. Click the “gear icon” on your Lock.


Lock_devices_1


  • Enable Show all details, unless already enabled.


Lock_devices_2


  • You should now see Network Devices IP addresses. You’re going to need the IP address of your VNC server computer in the next step. (Unfortunately, there’s no way to copy the address to clipboard at the moment, you must manually type it)


Lock_devices_4


  • Now open TightVNC viewer from the start menu.


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  • Type IP address of the VNC server computer into the address field and click Connect.


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  • Type the password you set up when installing TightVNC server.


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  • You should now be connected to the desktop using VNC