Open one SSH/VNC connection, but not another
whooper "at" freeshell.org
Mon Jan 26 23:40:01 2004
Jaanus Kuusaar said:
> I have set up a VNC server on my SUSE 9 host, and try to connect to it
> with Putty/TightVNC.
> The connection is established ok. Ports 5900 and 5901 are also
> forwarded (I can see in the event log of Putty).
Please describe what your PuTTY settings are.
> Then I start the VNCserver on Linux machine with
> vncserver -depth 16-geometry 1024x768
> After that the server announces something like that:
> New 'X' desktop is
> However, when I try to connect from my Win98 machine with TightVNC to
> localhost:1, in the Putty's event log I can see the
> Forwarded connection refused by server remark.
Sounds like it might be an SSH issue.
> At the same time, when connecting to localhost:0, everything works
> fine, however the vncserver is that of another user.
> I tried telnet localhost:1 and it returned a line starting with RFB,
> so the VNCserver seems to be working ok.
On the SSH client machine, or the linux machine?