Can not log in in random cases (William Hooper)
Wed Jun 25 04:58:01 2003
Thank you for your pointer, indeed the problem was, that I never configured
the default user properties. (in fact, I wasn't aware of the existence of
two different properties.)
>Check the archives. The symptoms you describe sound like you have changed
>a setting in the "user" settings instead of the "default" settings. The
>"default" settings are used when no one is logged in or the workstation is
>Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2003 12:55:40 -0700
>From: Geza Levai <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Can not log in in random cases
>With version 3.3.6 for unknown reason I am not able to log in on a RealVNC
>server on random occasion(remotely, of course).
>If I check the status of the service remotely, it shows that it's running.
>I stop the service remotely, then restart the service remotely, same result.
>Then I reboot the computer (remotely), still the same result. I actually
>have to log on with a username and password on the local area network, and
>then voila, I AM able to log in with Realvnc remotely.
>This happened to me several times in the past, so this is not an isolated
>1. question: Why the realVNC server stops responding to login request after
>a while like if it would be in a nowhere land?
>2. If I stop the service and restart it remotely, it still won't help. Why?
>3. After rebooting the computer it still won't accept remote logins.
>4. Only after a phisical login will the RealVNC server function. Why?
>I experienced this on Windows NT 4.0 workstation but I got the same result
>with Windows 2000 Workstation as well.
>Does someone have a solution for these really annoying problems?