How to set time-out

Andy Harter ach@realvnc.com
Thu Nov 7 21:38:00 2002


Yes, quite possibly.

----- Original Message -----
From: <mongoose@cts.com>
To: <vnc-list@realvnc.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2002 10:38 PM
Subject: Re: How to set time-out


> 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.
> >
> >Regards
> >
> >Andy
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: <mongoose@cts.com>
> >To: <vnc-list@realvnc.com>
> >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
> using
> >> VNC.  We need to set our machines up so that they time out after about
> >five
> >> minutes, if a user forgets to log off.  I am using the following
> registry
> >> key:
> >> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\ORL\WinVNC3\IdleTimeout.   If I set the time
> to
> >> 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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