Novell login screen

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Tue Mar 9 17:29:00 2004


	Yup, this time it's a lot clearer, though somethings are still not clear :p but they are irrelevant, I hope.  The problem is that you've never mentioned that you're using VNC viewer from a third PC, or have you?  Well, it doesn't matter since you've found the problem as written in another mail.	

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Lam, Ming [mailto:Ming.Lam "at" health.wa.gov.au]
> Envoyi : mardi 9 mars 2004 02:14
> @ : Seak, Teng-Fong
> Cc : VNC (E-mail)
> Objet : RE: Novell login screen
> 
> Teng-Fong
> 
> I think you misunderstood. Novell is a dedicated file server, which is irrelevant to this
> discussion.  Like all our PCs, I login from my Win2k PC to the Novell server.  I install
> VNC server on my PC.  When I startup my PC or wake up from screen saver mode the
> login screen (Novell) popup requesting my password.  My PC was setup so that on wake up
> I do not require ctl-alt-del.
> 
> When I use VNC viewer from another PC to connect to my PC I had no problem when my
> PC screen saver is not on.  As I mentioned before, the VNC viewer aborts when my VNC
> server is on screen saver mode.
> 
> I tried several things yesterday. I register VNC server service. I change my PC setup so that
> ctl-alt-del is required before login. From the VNC viewer I send ctl-alt-del from the VNC
> viewer. Suddenly the login screen popups and I was able to control my PC.  I then change
> my PC setup so that ctl-alt-del is no longer required, and found that it still works as long as I
> send ctl-alt-del from the VNC viewer.
> 
> I thought I had solved the puzzle, but found later in the day the same old story.  Restart both
> PC makes no difference.  Even more puzzling now.  Intermittent!
> 
> Ming
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Seak, Teng-Fong [mailto:tfseak "at" futurmaster.com]
> > Sent: Monday, 8 March 2004 23:05
> > To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > Subject: RE: Novell login screen
> >
> >
> > 	Not talking about VNC, how about in normal situation?
> > I mean, when you're in front of Novell's console which is
> > already in screen saver mode, if you "wake" it up, do you
> > have the same login screen popup?
> >
> > > -----Message d'origine-----
> > > De : Lam, Ming [mailto:Ming.Lam "at" health.wa.gov.au]
> > > Envoyi : samedi 6 mars 2004 04:55
> > > @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > > Objet : Re: Novell login screen
> > >
> > >  OK, see if I can make it clearer.  When server screen is in normal
> > > display everything works fine.  I wait till screen saver on
> > the server
> > > to come on.  I then startup viewer to get control of
> > server.  It ask for
> > > the usual IP and password.  It accepts the password, but
> > nothing happens
> > > on the viewer PC, that is, server screen does not popup. It seems to
> > > have aborted.
> > >
> > > On the server PC the the Novell login screen popup.
> > >
> > > Ming
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