using vnc on redhat 6.1

Michael Ossmann michael.ossmann "at"
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 18:28:55 +0000

On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 11:17:30AM -0600, Tianjie Gao wrote:
> AUDIT: Fri Mar 22 11:08:52 2002: 21864 Xvnc: client 1 rejected from local 
> host
> Xlib: connection to ":1.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
> xrdb: Can't open display ':1'

This error is the xrdb program (launched by ~/.vnc/xstartup) not being
authorized to connect to the Xvnc X server.  It could be because of
problems with the XAUTHORITY environment variable or your ~/.Xauthority

Mike Ossmann, Tarantella/UNIX Engineer/Instructor
Alternative Technology, Inc.
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