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Re: Can't Remote Log In



On Thu, 2006-05-18 at 22:34 -0700, Stephen Walton wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
> 
> >On Thu, 2006-05-18 at 02:26, Johannes Christian wrote:
> >
> >>>Using vnc, I get past the vnc password but the screensaver password
> >>>(ther user password) simply hangs.  With ssh, after a long wait I do get
> >>>the password prompt, but no response to the password.
> >>>      
> >>>
> >
> >  
> >
> I hope I have the attributions correct.  Is your server mounting other 
> filesystems via NFS?  This is a classic symptom of an NFS server failing 
> to respond in my experience.
> 
> >Is selinux enabled?  I thought I saw some other messages
> >about the recent update causing selinux to prevent vnc logins.
> >
> >  
> >
> It turned out that this set of VNC problems was unrelated to selinux, 
> but was instead due to a recent security fix which broke VNC 
> authentication.  In any event, that doesn't affect ssh, which the 
> original poster also says doesn't work.

If you revert to the vnc-4.1.1-36.fc5 and vnc-server-4.1.1-36.fc5
RPMs, the authentication problem will go away.  It's the -37 versions
that are broken.

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