Create a password file
cbeerse "at" lycos.nl
Mon Aug 30 09:31:01 2004
ScottsinJail "at" aol.com wrote:
> Can someone help me? I don't have a unix based system, but I am using
> vncsnapshot and it requires that the password be passed in a file, I have tried
> saving a session from a viewer, while saying yes to save the password and pass
> that file, but it says VNC Authentication failed!..
> I am going nuts here, Could somebody create a password file for me for the
> password "temp001" ... I'm not so much worried about security in this
> environment that I have, but don't want to leave the password blank..
> Can someone create a file using vncpassword and email me that password
> file?? Because I don't have access to a unix system to run vncpassword..
> I would appreciate it a lot!
On unix at the server side, the password is saved in a file by default:
~/.vnc/passwd (or such).
You can create such a file with the tool `vncpasswd` and move it around.
Fwiw: `vncpasswd` is a script that can be adapted for your own needs.