connecting to VNC with a non root user
cbeerse "at" lycos.nl
Wed Jan 14 17:03:00 2004
Maracineanu, Dan wrote:
> I would like to start an application on serverX:2 using VNC.
> The application owner is a nonroot user (apps).
> I've logged on as root on serverX
> start vncserver :2
> xhost +
try `xhost -display :2 +`
Or do `Xvnc -help` and pick the security options, you can provide them to the
vncserver script or hack them in there.
Or do the `xhost +` on a terminal inside the vnc session.
> logon on serverX as apps
> try to launch xterm and receive the following error message:
> Xlib: connection to "serverX:2.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to Server
> xterm Xt error: Can't open display: serverX:2
> What could be wrong?
> server IBM AIX 4.3.3
> Any suggestions will be apreciated.
> Thak you
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