failed connection with vnc 3.3.7

William Hooper whooper "at" freeshell.org
Fri Jan 23 23:50:00 2004


Vlad Vasilianu said:
> Hi all,
> I installed vnc 3.3.7 on a machine and I am running the vnc server as a
> service. At anytime when a user is logged on this machine I cannot take
> control, I get an error message saying either 'connection refused' or
> 'failed
> authentication' .
> No problems to connect if the user is logged off, but then again, if I
> connect
> and then I kill the connection by simply closing the vnc window, without
> doing
> a logoff on that machine, I cannot connect back to it.

You are running VNC as a service and have different "Default" (no user
logged in) and "User" (used when that user is logged in) settings (for
password it sounds like).

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William Hooper