VNC authentication failed

William Hooper whooper "at" freeshell.org
Wed Mar 17 19:26:02 2004


p putkowski said:
> Server   vnc-server-4.0.0-beta4.3  Fedora core
>
> Viewer  Win32 3.3.7                   XP Pro
> Viewer  vnc-3.3.3r2-47                RH 9
> Viewer  vnc-4.0-0.beta4.3           Suse 9.0
>
> Using xinetd, with identical /etc/services entries and
> /etc/xinetd.d/vncserver file entries as RH 9, all attempts to connect to
> the
> Fedora box fail with the authentication error. (Changed the usual Xaccess,
> gdmconfig, xdm-config, and etc.)

VNC 4 requires different switches (at least "-securitytypes=none").  You
should post what you have in your /etc/xinetd.d/vncserver file instead of
making us guess.

-- 
William Hooper