VNC connecting to wrong host
FrederiP "at" ritchie.disa.mil
Tue Jun 11 14:06:02 2002
Thanks, that seems to work, but now when I run VNC I get the black screen
with cursor. It moves for a second then stops and seems to hang. What could
Paul F Frederiksen
frederip "at" ritchie.disa.mil
From: "Beerse, Corni" [mailto:cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl]
Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 3:44 AM
To: 'vnc-list "at" realvnc.com'
Subject: RE: VNC connecting to wrong host
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frederiksen, Paul [mailto:FrederiP "at" ritchie.disa.mil]
> I set up VNC server using the -inetd option, following the
> directions on the site.
> I have 2 unix servers sitting next to each other. Fred and
> Wilma. VNC is installed on fred.
> When I run the viewer on a windows machine and connect to fred, I get
> wilma's login screen! WEIRD! Vnc is not installed on Wilma.
> What am I doing wrong? I think it is maybe the -broadcast option?
If you use the -broadcast option, you did not follow the site... Try '-query
localhost' or '-query fred' or '-query wilma'.
The -broadcast, -query and -indirect options are for the xdmcp protocol.
This protocol says something like: 'Who would like to provide a loggin
session at this X display?'
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