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jakess (TechnicalUser) (OP)
14 Mar 06 6:43
Can someone please tell me how to vnc from Win XP to Suse server and how to configure Suse to accept vnc connections
IRudebwoy (IS/IT--Management)
14 Mar 06 16:26
What SuSE version?

If you are using SuSE 10 edit /etc/xinetd.d/vnc to your liking.

The file has everthing ready to go, just change

disable = yes

to

disable = no

on the section you want to use then issue to following as root

rcxinetd restart

Issue netstat -nap | grep xinetd and look for a line similar to this

tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:5901            0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN      6422/xinetd


Then point the viewer to <hostname or IP of the server>:1 and you're off.
Kozusnik (Programmer)
15 Mar 06 18:18
Or run vncpasswd, create a pw for it, then run vncserver on Suse. Next run the viewer from Xp and use the ip or hostname of the server :1 (that's colon 1) If it's the only vncserver running, 1 will be the correct number. If you don't kill vncserver correctly or run it again, you'll need to use 2 as so. Run vncviewer -> 192.168.1.21:2.

To kill the server, you'll need to run "vncserver -kill :1" (or 2, or 3, etc.). Of course, once you create a password for vnc, you can run vnc in the startup init script.

Mark

SELECT * FROM management WHERE clue > 1
> 0 rows returned

--ThinkGeek T-Shrit

QatQat (IS/IT--Management)
19 Mar 06 1:53
VNC is unencrypted, I suggest to use PuTTY to tunnel port 5901 an then connect to localhost:5901:x using VNC client on your windoz machine.

here is what you do

create a new putty session to the linux server you want to connect to, give it a name and save it.

Load it and then click on "tunnels"

Add a new one, inserting 5901 as a source port and destination like

yourlinuxserver.yourdomain.com:5901

where yourlinuxserver is the full name of the linux machine.
(the one you find in your /etc/hosts file)
If all is succesful you should be able to open a connection using PuTTY, launch VNC server if it is not started yet, then open VNC client to localhost:5901:x (where x is the display number).



Cheers

QatQat

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