How to set time-out (Jeff out of the office Wednesday 11/6/2002)

Jeff Koenig
Tue Nov 5 23:09:39 2002

I will be out of the office Wednesday 11/6/2002.

I will be back in the office on Thursday 11/7/2002.

Jeff Koenig

>>> "" 11/05/02 16:38 >>>

So, are you saying that the clock in the system tray is keeping the system
from timing out?

Andy Harter writes:
>The semantics of IdleTimeout are currently to disconnect only if there are
>input events or update requests from the viewer. If you have a clock
>updating in the taskbar, for example, nothing more than a minute will have
>any effect.
>It would be possible to add more control to what IdleTimeout means, will
>consider it for a future release.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 8:01 PM
>Subject: How to set time-out
>> I hope I am not out of line with this question.  I have just started
>> VNC.  We need to set our machines up so that they time out after about
>> minutes, if a user forgets to log off.  I am using the following
>> key:
>> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\ORL\WinVNC3\IdleTimeout.   If I set the time
>> 30 seconds or less, it works.  If I set it to anything above that, the
>> machine does not time out.
>>    Can someone please tell me what we are doing wrong?
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