VNC on Win2K Server

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Thu Apr 29 10:38:01 2004


	Seems like your port forwarding is working, otherwise you won't receive these messages.

	Is your VNC server run as a service?  Or as an application?

	If you're not sure, a quick solution is to set the same password to both default and user properties.

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : shaun thornburgh [mailto:shaunthornburgh "at" hotmail.com]
> Envoyi : mercredi 28 avril 2004 17:28
> @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : VNC on Win2K Server
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I have installed VNC on our Windows 2000 Server Machine. However, I am
> unable to connect to our machine from outside of the office. When I try I
> get a message saying either:
> 
> 'This server does not have a valid password enabled. Until a password is
> set, incoming connections cannot be accepted.'
> 
> or
> 
> 'Your connection has been rejected.'
> 
> I have set a password using the properties dialog box. I have tried
> accessing this via http using http://My IP:5800 in a browser and I get to
> the login screen. If I enter an incorrect password I get the 1st message,
> however if I enter the correct password I get the second error message.
> 
> I have asked our office network company to open incoming and outgoing VNC
> ports on the firewal. I am also able to ping in to the server and out of the
> server.
> 
> I am lost now and don't know what else to try, please help!
> 
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