"server closed connection unexpectedly"
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Tue Sep 21 11:02:00 2004
Server closed connection unexpectedly
Often means things like:
- VNC was running as an application , but on a locked workstation
- Something went horribly wrong internally and the server had to close the
You can look for the actual reason by looking in the Applications event log
of the server machine for WinVNC4 errors.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Matt Schutz
> Sent: 21 September 2004 04:47
> To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Subject: "server closed connection unexpectedly"
> I have searched through the mailing list and none of the
> options about this error seem to fit my situation.
> I have installed the VNC server on Win2k Professional. The
> client is connecting via WinXP Home. I always got the
> message when using the default 5900 port. Then when I reset
> the server to use 5901 as the port, if I connect from the
> client using the string "192.168.0.3:5901", it gives a the
> same error, but using "192.168.0.3" without a port gives a
> different error, "unable to connect to host: Connection
> refused (10061)" Any ideas on what the problem might be?
> I've tried uninstalling everything on the server side and
> reinstalling, but no luck.
> Thanks in advance.
> Matt Schutz
> schutzmatt "at" hotmail.com
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