Allow Shutdown not in system registry
myron_in_da_house "at" yahoo.co.uk
Wed Mar 31 18:24:00 2004
I think under NT4, 2000, XP, etc... when you install the server then the option to close the server service is not there and if the logged in user does not have administrative privileges then the user can't stop the VNC server service thus can't shut off the VNC server.
At 17:48 31/03/2004, E. Sprow wrote:
>hmmm.....I've read through the documentation for VNC 4. You state that VNC
>4 'doesn't need that option';
>I may be having a mental block here, but where in VNC 4 does it tell me how
>to make it so that the server cannot be shut down by someone sitting in
>front of the computer?
>When I go into my system registry, I do not see an option to change the
>setting for allow shutdown; does VNC 4 simply not allow for this option to
>exist? Do I indeed have to 'add' it to the registry myself? Or is there
>some really easy way for me to configure the server settings (which I may
>just not be reading correctly??) so that it is basically always on, unable
>to be shut down?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "James Weatherall" <jnw "at" realvnc.com>
>To: "'E. Sprow'" <brakepro "at" adelphia.net>; <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
>Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 11:23 AM
>Subject: RE: Allow Shutdown not in system registry
>> The problem is that you are reading the documentation for VNC 3 and the
>> AllowProperties setting, even though you are actually running VNC 4, which
>> doesn't need that option.
>> The VNC 4 documentation is at http://www.realvnc.com/v4.
>> Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
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