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Old 09-24-2001, 08:05 AM   #1
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Exclamation Xdmcp

I am hawing serius problems whit xdmcp.
i kan get det logginn window but when i logg inn the program restrts en i geth a new logginn windo.
what kan be the prolem .
the box is innstaled whit RH7.1
Old 09-28-2001, 02:20 PM   #2
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I'm not 100% sure, but I think I've had a similar problem about 6 months ago. It has something to do with permissions to connect to the X-server.

I've found in the file /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config the following lines:

! SECURITY: do not listen for XDMCP or Chooser requests
! Comment out this line if you want to manage X terminals with xdm
! DisplayManager.requestPort: 0

After I've commented out the line (by putting an ! in front of it), I could connect using an X-terminal.


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