FW: Question on AllowProperties in VNC
Mon Jun 2 18:41:01 2003
> To all...
> I am trying to close out my last question/dilemna in VNC
> I have the FREEWARE version which thus far has met all expectations thrown
> at it but one.
There is something from RealVNC that isn't freeware? (More accurately
Open Source, or Free as in speech).
> Is there a way to use the VIEWER to access an individual NT 4.0 machine
> SERVER without the ability of the user to stop in any way the ability for
> the VIEWER (Administrator in this instance) to access their machine at
> I have 250 plus machines with 'Policy Editor' (so they are quite securely
> locked down) and want to remotely administer the machines 'at will'. I
> however that when I put the 'AllowProperties' command in the
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE area that it 'kills' my ability to do anything on the
> remote machine. I can see the screen just fine, the user has no access
> privileges, but I can not do anything on their machine but see the screen.
Do your policies possibly set "InputsEnabled" anywhere. When using
"AllowProperties" none of the settings in HKCU\Software\ORL\WinVNC3 are
read. Possibly you have "InputsEnabled" set to 0 in HKLM and set to 1 in
> I also had a question as to how to get the system NT to reboot and allow
> access from ADMIN also but think I have the answer from one of our
Running VNC as a service should be all you need to do.