ConnectPriority

pierre.marchand@afnor.fr pierre.marchand "at" afnor.fr
Thu, 17 Jan 2002 08:57:38 +0000


Tracy,

I have configured it with 'Don't disconnect any existing connections' and it
works fine.
Did you put it in the good registry entry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ORL\WINVNC3 ?
Did you restart your VNC service?

Regards
Pierre MARCHAND
AFNOR

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De:	tmillar "at" idrc.ca [SMTP:tmillar "at" idrc.ca]
> Date:	mercredi 16 janvier 2002 15:58
> @:	vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> Objet:	ConnectPriority
>
> ConnectPriority...this is what the site says...
>
> By default, all WinVNC servers will disconnect any existing connections
> when
> an incoming, non-shared connection is
> authenticated.  This behaviour is undesirable when the server machine is
> being used as a shared workstation by several users
>                             or when remoting a single display to multiple
> clients for vewing, as in a classroom situation.
>                             ConnectPriority indicates what WinVNC should
> do
> when a non-shared connection is received:
>                             0 = Disconnect all existing connections.
>                             1 = Don't disconnect any existing connections.
>
>                             2 = Refuse the new connection.
>
> So I made the changes in the Registry on the server (added a DWord value
> called ConnectPriority = 2), however, I still get booted out if I'm using
> a
> VNC Connection and someone else tries to connect from their station to the
>
> same Server as me.  I made sure to reboot the server for the changes to
> take
> effect, but that still didn't work.
>
> Please let me know if you can help.
>
> Regards,
>
>
> Tracy Millar
> tmillar "at" idrc.ca
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