VNC disconnects during login

Quentin Stafford-Fraser quentin "at" orl.co.uk
Mon, 21 Dec 1998 11:06:13 +0000


"Zimmermann, Ralph" wrote:

> On one machine the vnc session always gets disconnected after
> filling out the remote logon window and pressing OK or enter.

Ralph -

This is almost certainly caused by a change in screen resolution.  Different
users can have different resolution & depth configurations, and this is one
thing the protocol doesn't currently cope with.  If the server notices a
resolution change, it will disconnect you.

Quentin
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