Thanks for your interests in NeoRouter.
I think you have already read our documents http://www.neorouter.com/wiki/index.php/NeoRouterWiki:GettingStarted
and the video tour http://www.neorouter.com/VideoTour.html
and installed the server on your main machine.
Now, let's figure out the issue.
1. Make sure the your server is working.
Once you installed a server package on a computer, the installer installs both a server and a client applications on it and starts server service and client service automatically. So you may want to check if the services are running.
Right click on your task bar of Windows, select menu item "Task Manager
". In the "Processes
" tab, you can look for Image Name "ConnSrv.exe
" and "CliService.exe
". If you didn't find any of them, that mean they are not running properly. Then you may want to either reboot your computer or go to service management of Windows to start these NeoRouter services. From service name, you can locate them easily I think .
2. If both services are running, you can try to connect to the server.
a. Try telnet.
Click on "Start
" button of Windows, select "Run...
" menu item. Input: telnet 127.0.0.1 32976
Now you can see if the server port is open. If you didn't change the server port yet, the default port is 32976.
b. Try NeoRouter Configuration Explorer.
Click on "Start
" button of Windows, select "All Programs
" -> "NeoRouter
" -> "NeoRouter Configuration Explorer
". In the log on window input:
User Name: Your NeoRouter user name
Password: the password for the user
Log on to: 127.0.0.1
Note: the user name and password is what you created when installing the server.http://www.neorouter.com/wiki/index.php/Image:ServerSetup3.JPG
Click on "Sign In
" button. You should be able to get in.
c. Try Network Explorer with same information as you log on using Configuration Explorer, e.g. log on to 127.0.0.1
instead of your domain name yet.
If you can sign in, the server will allocate a virtual IP address to the NeoRouter Connection and you will see the 'Network Cable is plugged'. Now you can see the computer list window.
3. Make sure your server exposes the listen port to the public Internet, so that your client can connect to it from any where.
You may want to either enable the UPnP feature of you home router or do a port forward to your main computer in your home router. Check the tour video "Install Server" http://www.neorouter.com/help/NeoRouterServerInstallation/NeoRouterServerInstallation.htm
see how to do a port forward setting in a D-Link router. Different router may have different settings.
Once you get this done, you can try "telnet [your public IP] 32976
" see if your port is open.
If telnet works, you can start using domain name to log on to. The domain name is created when you install the server. http://www.neorouter.com/wiki/index.php/Image:ServerSetup2.JPG
Let us know if you have any question.