Fw: Allow Shutdown not in system registry

E. Sprow brakepro "at" adelphia.net
Wed Mar 31 18:52:01 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "E. Sprow" <brakepro "at" adelphia.net>
To: "William Hooper" <whooper "at" freeshell.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:46 PM
Subject: Re: Allow Shutdown not in system registry


> So, following that, I understand windows allows different options for
> shutting down the server.  Unfortunately, my employees know that too.
They
> keep shutting off the server and blaming it on those nefarious unknown
> gremlins that inhabit cyberspace, otherwise known as sticky fingers.
>
> Will VNC 4 accept an added command in the registry similar to VNC 3 to add
> 'allow shutdown' and make the value '0'?
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "William Hooper" <whooper "at" freeshell.org>
> To: <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:25 PM
> Subject: Re: Allow Shutdown not in system registry
>
>
> > E. Sprow said:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > hmmm.....I've read through the documentation for VNC 4.  You state
that
> > > VNC
> > > 4 'doesn't need that option';
> >
> > I didn't notice that you mentioned VNC 4 or I would have said something
> > the first time.
> >
> > > 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?
> >
> > VNC 4 doesn't provide the option from the icon in the system tray.  The
> > only way to shut down the service is using Windows tools.  If the user
has
> > sufficient privileges to stop a service then there isn't much VNC can do
> > anyway.
> >
> >
> > --
> > William Hooper
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