Mac Server Config Problem

John Tangney jtangney "at" sybase.com
Thu, 08 Oct 1998 23:32:13 +0000


Charlie McLachlan wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Oct 1998, John Tangney wrote:
>
> >
> > First problem: When I pull down the menu on the top right of the menu
> > bar and select Start Server, it just beeps. If I double-click the server
>
> The server will only be found if it is on the startup disk and the finder
> data base is correct. Try rebuidling your desktop.
> ha

I figured out that one...  I'd seen the same thing on a previous occasion with
another app.

> > Second problem: I can then select Server Config (or whatever it's called
> > - I'm not at my Mac right now). It launches IE and opens the appropriate
> > page. However, when I change values in the various fields (like
> > password) and click Submit, IE just sits there. After several minutes I
> > cancelled it, and went on with my life. Naturally, I tried restarting
> > the server, restarting the Mac, etc.

[snip]

> You can do all the settings via AppleScript:
>
> tell application "vncserver"
> set password to "whatever"
> set display numver to 34
> end tell

Jeez, and I'm such an AppleScript enthusiast - why didn't I think of that?

Thanks for the help!

--johnt



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