Password length problems
Thu Apr 17 13:34:00 2003
Yes, client sends only first 8 characters of your password. Actually this is
since VNC viewer allows to enter password of any length, and many users gets
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> We are running VNC v3.3.6 and 3.3.7 on several machines. These use a
> mixture of Windows 98 and Windows 2000.
> My question is whether there is a maximum length for a VNC password.
> The password I am trying to use is in the format similar to
> I set this on the server for each PC, but I find that I can
> then log on with
> just using "hello123" or "hello123" plus any other extra
> characters on the
> end of it as well.
> Is this a known bug, or is the password maximum simply 8 characters.
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