VNC authentication failed, after working for months

Alred Jim AlredJ "at" tce.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2002 16:38:53 +0000


It even fails from on the local machine.  'ps' indicates that
the server is still running, too.

How do I "Check the password or force it to your known password?"

Jim

> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Beerse, Corni" [mailto:cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 10:41 AM
> To: 'vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com'
> Subject: RE: VNC authentication failed, after working for months
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
>
> >   What would cause my authentication to fail for a session that
> > has been running for months and that I have viewed many times?
>
> Has been... THat rings a bell.
>
> >
> >   I started this particular session up months ago and have
> > successfully
> > connected to it daily since then.  Today, from every machine I have
> > tried to connect from, I get "VNC authentication failed" when I
> > enter the password.
>
> Have you tried the local machine?
> The message indicates that the server still runs.
>
> >
> >   I don't want to loose that session because I have lots of
> > stuff running
> > in it.  How can I get in?
>
> At the console, check if the server is still running.
> If so, Check the password or force it to your known password.
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