James [Wez] Weatherall jnw "at"
Mon, 12 Oct 1998 20:17:03 +0000

On Mon, 12 Oct 1998, Scott Seifert wrote:

> I am newbe at this and just cant seem to get past the password protection on the
> VNC server. Each time I try to use the viewer I am told I haven't set a valid
> password. I try and use my browser to set this and I get stopped by having to
> enter a password in the Java applets I get this error each time "This server
> does not have a valid password enabled. Until a password is set, incoming
> connections cannot be..." So the question is HOW DO I SET THE PASS WORD.  If any
> one can help I would be grateful.

I'm confused.  What platform are you running the server on?  If Windows,
then you need to access the Properties panel of WinVNC, to set the


James "Wez" Weatherall
Olivetti & Oracle Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK.
Tel : Work - 343000

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