Disconnects with 4.1
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Wed Dec 7 11:27:01 2005
This suggests that the Access Control entries in the VNC Server Properties
->Connections tab is empty. This would certainly cause the disconnect
behaviour you're seeing.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
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> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Dennis Bathory-Kitsz
> Sent: 06 December 2005 13:28
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> Subject: Disconnects with 4.1
> Hi all,
> This is my first post. I searched the archives and have found similar
> questions, but no solutions yet. I apologize for dumping this
> strange combo
> problem in a first post.
> I have five computers on a mixed wired/wireless LAN, and have
> used WinVNC
> 3.3.3 with four of them for several years. All are Win98SE,
> and it's been
> very stable with them. I recently added a WinXP Pro laptop,
> and decided to
> install WinVNC, and downloaded 4.1.
> I was planning on replacing all the 3.3 VNC installations
> with 4.1 until
> the behavior below happened. There's a little chart below.
> * All 3.3 servers can connect to all 3.3 clients and vice-versa.
> * No 3.3 client can 'see' the 4.1 servers (failed).
> * The 4.1 clients can connect to one of the 3.3 servers.
> * The 4.1 clients are connection-refused at the other servers.
> * The 4.1 client-server pairs connect and then immediately disconnect
> before asking for the password, which was a behavior reported in a few
> other posts.
> Additional points:
> * Machine #4 has both 3.3 and 4.1 in order to test, so I turn
> them on and
> off as services and reboot.
> * The connect and immediate disconnect behavior also occurs when the
> computer is asked to connect to its own server.
> * Zone Alarm has been uninstalled for testing.
> 98-1 98-2 98-3 98-4(V3)
> 98-4(V4) XP-5
> 98-1 VNC3 - OK OK OK X X
> 98-2 VNC3 OK - OK OK X X
> 98-3 VNC3 OK OK - OK X X
> 98-4 VNC3 OK OK OK - X X
> 98-4 VNC4 OK X X - Dis Dis
> XP-5 VNC4 OK X X X Dis Dis
> According to one post from a VNC person (sorry I can't recall
> the name), I
> would need (1) the Event Viewer from the XP machine and (2) a Telnet
> connection to see what is reported.
> The Event viewer on the XP machine says:
> Date: 12/5/2005 Source: WinVNC4
> Time: 10:04:06 PM Category: None
> Type: Error Event ID: 1
> User: N/A
> Computer: Valentino
> SocketManager: unknown listener event: 0
> (Note that the results are the same when I use the local IP
> address or the
> computer name).
> The Telnet connection on the 98SE machine to port 5900
> activates, shows
> itself connected for a fraction of a second, and then is disconnected.
> Any hints?
> Again, apologies for all this at once, but I'm loathe to
> wreck the working
> 3.3 quartet just yet!
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