Changing RealVNC settings without modifying registry
whooper "at" freeshell.org
Mon Dec 15 00:28:00 2003
Dan Pan said:
> Specifically, my situation is as follows. I live on a
> campus, and want to access my dorm computer from the
> campus network using RealVNC. The two networks are
> separate, but I can make SSH tunnel using OpenSSH and
> PuTTY. If I set the VNC client to connect to
> localhost:0, there is the error "Local loop-back
> connections not allowed." I need to change the
> AllowLoopBack setting in the registry, but I do not
> have permission to do edit the registry on any of the
> school computers.
Maybe I'm misunderstanding, but don't you have the permission to change
the settings on your dorm computer (I assume it is yours, since you
installed an OpenSSH server)?
The AllowLoopBack setting is for the server, not the client.