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Re: [K12OSN] VNC Reflector Not Working



why not pop into #ltsp on freenode.net. a couple of us been wrestling with
it this week..cliebow

> Hi there everyone!
> 
> I am having some difficulty getting VNC Reflector working on our Fedora
> Core 2 LTSP installation. I have followed the steps from David (which are
> updated by Robert), but still no success!
> 
> I successfully built the vncreflector file and moved it to another folder,
> in this case /opt/vncreflector/
> 
> In this folder, I have created the PASSWD_FILE and placed the passwords in
> there as follows:
> teacheruser
> student
> 
> I then created the startreflector script and chmod it to allow executable
> access. The script runs fine. I inserted:
> /opt/vncreflector/vncreflector -p PASSWD_FILE -i PID_FILE -l 5999
> HOST_INFO_FILE
> 
> I then run the vncpasswd /usr/local/share/passwd command. I enter
> "student" as the password.
> I then ran: chmod 755 /usr/local/share/passwd
> Success so far.
> 
> I start the server with no difficulty, the server starts with no errors in
> the log. It states:
> 
> VNC Reflector 1.2.4.  Copyright (C) 2001-2003 HorizonLive.com, Inc.
>  
> HorizonLive provides e-Learning and collaborative synchronous presentation
> solutions in a totally Web-based environment.  For more information about
> HorizonLive, please see our website at http://www.horizonlive.com/
>  
> Starting in the background, see the log file for errors and other messages.
> 
> Here's where I experience problems:
> 
> When I run vncviewer localhost:99 and enter "teacheruser". The connection
> drops with the following error:
> 
> Thu Jan 20 16:01:35 2005
>  CConn:       connected to host localhost port 5999
>  CConnection: Server supports RFB protocol version 3.3
>  CConnection: Using RFB protocol version 3.3
>  
> Thu Jan 20 16:01:38 2005
>  main:        End of stream
> 
> There is an "End of stream" message. I have verified that the password is
> correct, as when I type in the wrong password, I clearly get an
> authentication error message. 
> 
> I have verified that vncserver is running, because when I type in
> vncviewer localhost:1 I get a connection to the login screen.
> 
> I can also verify that when I launch vncreflector, it connects to the VNC
> session because of the following log entries:
> 
> 20/01/05 15:59:57 + Starting VNC Reflector 1.2.4
> 20/01/05 15:59:57 - Switched to the background mode
> 20/01/05 15:59:57 * Using only 8 first bytes of a longer password
> 20/01/05 15:59:57 * Host password not specified, assuming no auth
> 20/01/05 15:59:57 + Connecting to localhost, port 5901
> 20/01/05 15:59:57 + Connection established
> 20/01/05 15:59:58 - Remote RFB Protocol version is 3.8
> 20/01/05 15:59:58 * Protocol sub-version does not match (ignoring)
> 20/01/05 15:59:58 + No authentication required at host side
> 20/01/05 15:59:58 + Remote desktop geometry is 800x600
> 20/01/05 15:59:58 - Remote desktop name: x11
> 20/01/05 15:59:58 + Activating new host connection
> 
> Just to see if there is a VNC connection issue with LTSP, I changed the
> host file to point to a PC with VNC Server on it, and the results were
> exactly the same.. confirming that it happens with all vnc servers I try
> to connect to.
> 
> Maybe I'm missing something? Does anyone have any ideas?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Alan Owen
> Hermon School District
> Hermon, ME
> 
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