VNC server not working after reboot

Raye Raskin rayer "at" lucent.com
Fri, 11 Aug 2000 20:57:50 +0000


Andy Mason wrote:
> 
> You need to set the default password for the machine, in Start -> Programs
> -> VNC (or whatever) -> Administrative Tools -> Show Default Settings.

Thanks!

Raye.

> 
> Andy.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Raye Raskin [mailto:rayer "at" lucent.com]
> > Sent: Friday, August 11, 2000 2:49 PM
> > To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> > Subject: VNC server not working after reboot
> >
> >
> > 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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> >   Raye Raskin, Config Mgmt Engineer (mailto:rayer "at" lucent.com)
> >   Lucent Technologies, 1701 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, CA 94502
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  Raye Raskin, Config Mgmt Engineer (mailto:rayer "at" lucent.com)
  Lucent Technologies, 1701 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, CA 94502
  +1.510.747.2693 voice
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