RealVNC quits/closes when client window is minimized for
more than 10-15 mins. (only w/ certain servers)
angelosarto "at" gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 14:11:01 2005
Perhaps a viewer option for some sort of keepalive packets when minimized
could be added?
On 9/1/05, James Weatherall <jnw "at" realvnc.com> wrote:
> When you minimise VNC Viewer for Windows, it stops requesting updates from
> the server until you restore it. This can mean that the connection has no
> traffic on it whatsoever, and that can result in underlying network
> connections, particularly dial-up connections, disconnecting because they
> have been idle for too long.
> Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> > [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Todd Parkhill
> > Sent: 01 September 2005 08:01
> > To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > Subject: RealVNC quits/closes when client window is minimized
> > for more than 10-15 mins. (only w/ certain servers)
> > Hello,
> > I need help stopping my RealVNC connections from quitting/closing when
> > minimizedfor 10-15 minutes, or longer. This only happens on
> > clients from one
> > network that I monitor systems on. Each machine is set to
> > automatically
> > connect to my workstation on an hourly basis, via Scheduled Tasks. The
> > connections occur w/o any problem, but if I minimize the
> > window and leave it
> > minimized for 10-15 minutes when I click on the button on the
> > Windows Task
> > Bar, I get an error dialog titled: "VNC Viewer :
> > Information", with the
> > message "read: Connection aborted (10053)".
> > Many other PC's from other networks do not disconnect when they are
> > minimized. These are all connecting from DSL connections to
> > my office (also
> > on DSL), no VPN is involved. Some have static IP's, some
> > dynamic. All these
> > PC's are running some form of Windows (XP, 2000, 2000 Server,
> > NT4 Wkstn.)
> > but there seems to be no relation between the OS and this
> > problem. I've also
> > considered versions of VNC but, again, that doesn't appear to
> > be related
> > (all are running 4.0 or later).
> > I'm guessing it's a network issue, but I don't know where/how to begin
> > diagnosing it. I've searched the prior postings and found
> > mentions of the
> > '10053' error, but nothing regarding minimizing and 10053.
> > Oh, if I do not
> > minimize the window, the connection stays for the entire
> > hour, as desired.
> > Thanks for any help!
> > Todd Parkhill
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