Open one SSH/VNC connection, but not another
whooper "at" freeshell.org
Sat Jan 31 21:21:00 2004
Jaanus Kuusaar said:
> When I connect to the Linux machine, the Putty's event log says:
> 2004-01-31 22:05:07 Local port 5900 forwarding to localhost:5900
> 2004-01-31 22:05:07 Local port 5901 forwarding to localhost:5901
> 2004-01-31 22:05:07 Local port 5902 forwarding to localhost:5902
Good, using localhost.
>> > 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?
> On the linux machine.
Then you are not testing the tunnel. What do you get when you try to
"telnet localhost 5902" from the SSH client?
> Below is evidence that Xvnc is running.
I don't think anyone doubts that.