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Old 07-30-2006, 09:08 PM   #1
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VNC - Allow or Refuse Question


Does anybody know how to turn off this feature on vncserver?

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Old 07-30-2006, 11:16 PM   #2
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As far as I know you can't. It's a security feature for the end user so that people can't watch what they're doing without their consent. Depending on which country you're in, unless you're in a corporate environment where the users have agreed to something like this, it's not a good idea.

Even when you turn off password prompts in (for example) tightvnc under Windows, the VNC service icon changes colour so the user knows they're being monitored.
 
Old 07-31-2006, 01:24 AM   #3
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In VNC for Winblows there is a Checkbox with the option:
Prompt local user to accept incoming connections.

I am pretty sure that there must be an equivalent in Linux...
Check the vncconfig.
 
Old 07-31-2006, 07:09 AM   #4
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By the way I should have included this info:

The VNC server is FC5
And its Windows on the client side running RealVNC

Well I ran vncpasswd and created a password...I am just not sure for which user! I deduced that if there was a password for VNC it wouldnt prompt like that. Perhaps I should use a differant proggie on the windows side.

It really is anoying..I was hoping my Linux instructor would be able to show me a few things via vnc...now somebody has to hit the allow button...and I'll be at school! I suppose ssh will suffice.

But I'm a GUI man dammit! Yeah thats right...I said it!!!!!
 
Old 07-31-2006, 07:19 AM   #5
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i seem to remember vino (a vnc like server app) has a similar tickbox. I use it on my headless fileserver, obviously its no good if i cant see the dialogue box to ok it
 
Old 07-31-2006, 12:26 PM   #6
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i seem to remember vino (a vnc like server app) has a similar tickbox. I use it on my headless fileserver, obviously its no good if i cant see the dialogue box to ok it
Or if your on the other side of your county.


Brotha I feel your pain...
 
Old 07-31-2006, 02:55 PM   #7
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I know this is possible because on VNC configuration for Ubuntu (via System > Preferences > Remote Desktop) there is a check box whether or not to prompt for permission, along with password options and access options.
 
  


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