Error while waiting for server message
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Wed Apr 6 18:33:01 2005
This information is not correct. The VNC Viewer's AutoReconnect feature is
capable of reconnect without requiring the password to be re-entered by the
user regardless of whether the connection was launched from a VNC
Configuration (.vnc) file.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Angelo Sarto
> Sent: 06 April 2005 17:31
> To: Dr. Joel M. Hoffman
> Cc: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Subject: Re: Error while waiting for server message
> In RealVnc's latest release you can get close to this:
> 1. Connect to the server
> 2. Open the options and save the configuration file (include password
> if you want)
> 3. There is also an option for prompt to reconnect.
> When run from this config file if it loses its connection it will ask
> if it should reconnect, click yes and (if necessary) type the
> It will also offer to recoonnect if it fails normally but you will
> need to retype the password too.
> I save my passwords since my win box always locks and I have ip
> filtering on the server too.
> On Apr 6, 2005 10:46 AM, Dr. Joel M. Hoffman <joel "at" exc.com> wrote:
> > This is an issue that's been bothering me for many years as
> I've used
> > VNC. Sometimes (I think when there's a temporary glitch in the
> > internet connection, but I'm not sure), the Windows VNC
> viewer I used
> > (Tight VNC, but I think all of the viewers do this) will disconnect
> > automatically, giving me the error message "Error while waiting for
> > server message." Then I have to relaunch the viewer, and reenter my
> > password. This is quite annoying.
> > Is there some way to request "auto-reconnect," so that if the viewer
> > suffers this sort of error, it will automatically try to reconnect?
> > Ideally, it would automatically reconnect to the same site and try
> > using the same password, but I don't know if the VNC keeps the
> > password in memroy. (For me, the tiny potential security risk of
> > having the passowrd in memory would be worth it.)
> > Many thanks.
> > -Joel
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