VNC On Terminal Server
Alex K. Angelopoulos
alex "at" bittnet.com
Sun Jun 23 16:03:01 2002
That's typically what does happen on Win2K TS. It doesn't do keep-alives by
default, so it normally won't realize that a session disconnected by network
outages has nothing alive at the other end.
----- Original Message -----
From: "James ''Wez'' Weatherall" <jnw22 "at" cam.ac.uk>
To: <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
Sent: Sunday, 2002-06-23 08:45
Subject: Re: VNC On Terminal Server
> > Reason i suggested the actual console, is that if it IS a network issue
> > is
> > causing his TS session to drop, when he looses connection with the vnc
> > server,
> > his app wont die on the server... And can just reconnect at will.
> > Too bad we cant use Xvnc on TS and get around the problem totally..
> A network outage will not normally cause an RDP session to logoff or reset,
> unless the server has been specifically configured to do that. What might
> happen is that the client drops the connection but that the server doesn't
> realise, so that a subsequent Terminal Services login creates a new session,
> in addition to the old one.
> You can use Terminal Services via VNC through the RDP2VNC or vdesktop
> James "Wez" Weatherall www.spineless.org.uk
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