vnc is in startup scripts(change user and home directory?)

Carlos Alfaro carlosalfaro "at" yahoo.com
Fri, 03 Aug 2001 16:41:33 +0000


Change the registry, however the icon will still
change colors when connected


--- Tim Guy <Tim "at" hurtwood.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Sorry. I think this has been covered before but its
> confusing looking
> through the archives to get the right answer.
> 
> Running Windows 2000 on the client and server we are
> using the latest
> version of VNC
> 
> We are trying to be as covert as possible (being
> administrators in a school)
> and are falling over with the disable wallpaper
> option.
> 
> We seam to be able to stop the disabling of the
> wallpaper when we take over
> the server, But! when we close the connection the
> wall paper then
> disappears!
> 
> Also we've just found if we try to connect to the
> server but screw the
> password up. The wallpapers also disapears
> 
> We have the disablewallpaper reg setting in the
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ORL\WinVNC3\Default
> area?
> 
> Any ideas guys? Are we looking at a limitation on
> this version of the
> software?
> 
> Thanks in adavance
> 
> Tim
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jared Kidd" <jaredkidd "at" hotmail.com>
> To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
> Sent: Friday, August 03, 2001 7:21 AM
> Subject: Re: vnc is in startup scripts(change user
> and home directory?)
> 
> 
> > well there is a script in "/etc/rc.d/init.d"
> called "vncserver" that runs:
> >
> > #!/bin/sh
> > #
> > # chkconfig: 345 91 35
> > # description: Starts and stops vncserver. \
> > #        used to provide remote X administration
> services.
> >
> > # Source function library.
> > . /etc/init.d/functions
> >
> > # Source networking configuration.
> > . /etc/sysconfig/network
> >
> > # Check that networking is up.
> > [ ${NETWORKING} = "no" ] && exit 0
> >
> >
> > start() {
> >     echo -n "Starting VNC server: "
> >     daemon vncserver
> >     RETVAL=$?
> >     echo
> >     [ "$RETVAL" -eq 0 ] && touch
> /var/lock/subsys/vncserver
> > }
> >
> > stop() {
> >     echo -n "Shutting down VNC server: "
> >     killproc vncserver
> >     RETVAL=$?
> >     echo
> >     [ "$RETVAL" -eq 0 ] && rm -f
> /var/lock/subsys/vncserver
> > }
> >
> > # See how we were called.
> > case "$1" in
> >   start)
> > start
> > ;;
> >   stop)
> > stop
> > ;;
> >   restart)
> > stop
> > start
> > ;;
> >   condrestart)
> > if [ -f /var/lock/subsys/vncserver ]; then
> >     stop
> >     start
> > fi
> > ;;
> >   status)
> > status vncserver
> > ;;
> >   *)
> > echo "Usage: vncserver
> {start|stop|restart|condrestart|status}"
> > exit 1
> > esac
> >
> >
> >
> > I don't know if that will help you but that's what
> does it.
> >
> > >From: Barn Owl <barnowl "at" uronramp.net>
> > >Reply-To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> > >To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> > >Subject: Re: vnc is in startup scripts(change
> user and home directory?)
> > >Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2001 23:19:03 -0500
> > >
> > >Jared Kidd wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Im running mandrake8 which has vnc server
> built in to run on bootup.
> > > > Currently, when my machine boots up it loads
> as root but doesn't use
> > > > root's home.  Instead, it uses the root
> directory (/) as its home
> > > > directory which I don't like.  Can someone
> tell me how to set it up so
> > >it
> > > > still loads on bootup but loads as a normal
> existing user (jaredk, not
> > > > root) and uses that user's home directory for
> the settings and stuff?
> > >This
> > > > has probably been asked before but i didn't
> find it searching these
> > > > lists, thanks for any help.
> > > >
> > >
> > >How does it run at startup? Been looking around
> for a way to do that.
> > >Might have a workaround for you though. Try
> making the /.vnc a sym link
> > >to /home/jaredk/.vnc.
> >
> > But if i make a symlink to the home directory i
> would also have to do it
> > with the other programs i run in vnc that put
> files in the home directory.
> >
> > >
> > >Evan
> >
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