Fwd: vncviewer not starting -- more info

Jacob Killian jacob "at" pgtc.com
Thu, 13 Sep 2001 21:41:52 +0000


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Oh, I forgot to mention that the vncviewer connects w/o problems if I don't 
tunnel through ssh.  However, this is going to be useless to me if I can't 
get it to tunnel.

Thanks again!

Jacob

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Hello-

I've tried searching for this, to no avail.

I've seen a reference to this problem on the web site docs, but am too 
ignorant to understand the suggestions, or the suggestions have not solved 
the problem.

The problem:

[[Win98 sshclient]]-[[Win2K sshd]]

[[Win98 vncviewer 127.0.0.1:1]] -ssh tunnel-[[Win2K vncserver connect at
127.0.0.1:0]]

I'm using tunnelier as the ssh client on the Win98 box.
WinSSHD on the Win2K box.

The ssh session completes successfully, and I'm able to tunnel other 
protocols, w/o a problem.

When I go to start the vncviewer on the Win98 box (hextile, copyrect, 8-bit 
pixels), the ssh client and server logs show the tunnel created successfully, 
but the vncviewer never pops up the password prompt!  The vncviewer shows up 
in the Win98 task manager, but nothing ever happens.  I am able to duplicate 
this using multiple clients.

I have tried adding a password to the Windows logon on the Win98 box, per the 
suggestion at:

<http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/faq.html#q5>

To no avail.

I've also tried playing with the "Service Helper", but it doesn't help, and 
doesn't seem to do much.

Any suggestions?

I'd much rather not have to use WinXX, but such is life...

Thank you!

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jacob "at" pgtc.com
http://www.pgtc.com
501-846-7245

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