WinVNC and W2K Server "Connectino Closed" message.

J. Eric Josephson jej "at"
Mon, 17 Sep 2001 15:13:08 +0000

I've tried both as a service and as an application with the same results.  I
have also looked for any output on the server console and have not seen

Thanks for looking at this.


J. Eric Josephson
978-265-6295         Cellular

mailto:jej "at"
AIM: "jejosephso"

-----Original Message-----
From: James ''Wez'' Weatherall [mailto:jnw22 "at"]
Sent: Monday, September 10, 2001 11:37 AM
To: J. Eric Josephson; darren.armstrong "at"; walden "at";
sam "at"; martynas "at"
Cc: vnc-list "at"
Subject: Re: WinVNC and W2K Server "Connectino Closed" message.

Are you running WinVNC as a service, or as an application.  Are any messages
displayed on the server machine's screen when you attempt to connect to it &
are disconnected?


James "Wez" Weatherall
          "The path to enlightenment is /usr/bin/enlightenment"
Laboratory for Communications Engineering, Cambridge - Tel : 766513
AT&T Labs Cambridge, UK                              - Tel : 343000

----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Eric Josephson" <jej "at">
To: <darren.armstrong "at">; <walden "at">;
<jnw22 "at">; <sam "at">; <martynas "at">
Cc: <vnc-list "at">
Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2001 5:27 PM
Subject: WinVNC and W2K Server "Connectino Closed" message.

> I'm sorry for the intrusion.  I have been using WinVNC on a number of
> systems for some time now, with great luck.  I have tried to install it
> get it running on W2K server, SP2.  I keep getting the "Connection Closed"
> message after I properly authenticate.  My symptoms are exactly the same
> the snip below.  I have made all attempts to connect to a system that is
> currently logged in and the screen saver is not active.
> I was reading a thread in the mailing list archives for VNC about a Win2k
> Server and WinVNC "Connection Closed" problem.  I could not find a
> resolution in the archive.  Do you recall if there ever was a fix for the
> problem?  Thanks in advance for your time.
> ---- snip
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Darren Armstrong [mailto:darren.armstrong "at"]
> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2000 6:57 PM
> To: 'vnc-list "at"'
> Subject: WinVNC on Windows 2000 Server
> I know that this issue has been brought up in previous discussions.
> However, I was not able to find a suitable solution.
> I am able to install and connect to WinVNC on win2k Professional without
> problems. I CANNOT install (as a service) or connect to WinVNC on win2k
> Server. I get a 'connection closed' message as soon as submit my password.
> This happens even if I set WinVNC to accepting null passwords.
> --
> J. Eric Josephson
> 978-356-3506
> 978-265-6295         Cellular
> mailto:jej "at"
> AIM: "jejosephso"
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