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Re: [SLE] VNC
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2005 21:39:27 +0000
  • Message-id: <200503042139.27381.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 04 March 2005 16:06, a.bridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I enable remote VNC in Yast and changed the firewall to allow VNC. I then
> rebooted the server just to be safe because it said I had to "rcxdm
> restart" from a console. I then tried to access the server using Firefox,
> which has Java enabled, by typing http://servername:5801
>
> At that point i'm asked for a VNC password.

When you say you enabled remote VNC, do you mean "remote administration"?

If so, then this is wrong. You shouldn't be seeing a VNC password prompt, you
should see a login screen.

Exactly which option in YaST did you choose, and what else have you done to
configure VNC?

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