RE: VNC not working
From: kenwardc (kenwardc_at_tgis.co.uk)
To: "'General Red Hat Linux discussion list'" <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 16:50:00 +0100
Nope! Got in using telnet. Went to /etc/rc.d/rc3.d and manually
started the service. Said OK. Went to vnc viewer and instantly got the
"Failed..." message again. Had a look at firewall and all seems fine
in the log.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Wade Chandler
> Sent: 18 August 2004 16:42
> To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> Subject: Re: VNC not working
> kenwardc wrote:
> > Hi All
> > I have a brand new Linux Redhat server installed and have
> switched on
> > the VNC server. If I go into the GUI and look at the
> services running
> > on the unit the VNC server is running OK.
> > I have opened the correct ports in the firewall and pointed them
> > specifically at my IP address in the office.
> > When I try to connect there is an instant "Failed to connect to
> > server" message from the server. If I have a look in the
> firewall log
> > my access attempt is recorded as "passed" which means the
> problem has
> > to be the setup somewhere on the server.
> > Help? ;)
> > Regards
> > Chris
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> hmm. I usually have to be logged in as a user with VNC
> server then run vncserver...then I can connect to that
> session. I'm not sure if you can actually run it as a
> service...it starts, but usually is stopped.
> That's been my experience. There may be another way to set
> it up to run differently however. With mine I use ssh start
> a session and vncserver then I use the gui to connect.
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