VNC server not working after reboot

Raye Raskin rayer "at" lucent.com
Fri, 11 Aug 2000 20:00:39 +0000


Raye Raskin wrote:

Sorry, forgot to mention I'm running the latest VNC server 3.3.3 R7.

Raye.

> 
> Sorry if this has already been answered, but I searched the message
> archives and saw references to this problem but no resolutions or fixes.
> 
> I can connect if and only if I'm already logged in locally.  For
> example, if I "Close all programs and log in as a different user" I
> can't connect anymore.
> 
> I'm running NT 4.0 SP6a
> 
> IE 5.5
> 
> VNC is installed as a service.  I installed it as myself, proving I have
> administrator privileges.
> 
> Below, I'm connecting from my Unix machine and I'm logged in locally on
> the NT box.
> 
> ..............................................
> % vncviewer
> VNC server supports protocol version 3.3 (viewer 3.3)
> VNC authentication succeeded
> Desktop name "rayer-pc"
> Connected to VNC server, using protocol version 3.3
> VNC server default format:
>   16 bits per pixel.
>   Least significant byte first in each pixel.
>   True colour: max red 31 green 63 blue 31, shift red 11 green 5 blue 0
> Warning: Cannot allocate colormap entry for "grey"
> Using default colormap and translating from BGR233.  Pixel format:
>   8 bits per pixel.
>   True colour: max red 7 green 7 blue 3, shift red 0 green 3 blue 6
> Got 8 exact BGR233 colours out of 256
> Using 130 existing shared colours
> ..............................................
> 
> No problem!  I close the vncviewer connection from my Unix box.
> 
> Now, I log off my NT machine, and try to connect again from the same
> Unix machine:
> 
> ..............................................
> % vncviewer
> VNC server supports protocol version 3.3 (viewer 3.3)
> VNC authentication failed
> ..............................................
> 
> The server must be running, otherwise I wouldn't have been presented
> with the password prompt, right?
> 
> I know I typed the password correctly, I've tried it too many times.
> 
> By the way, I can "Close all programs and log in as a different user"
> while I'm connected, and I stay connected.
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Raye.
> 
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>   Lucent Technologies, 1701 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, CA 94502
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