Question

vnc access denied ubuntu 12.04

  • Posted on December 20, 2013
  • mleedixAsked by mleedix

Followed the instructions on DigitalOcean site to setup vnc on ubuntu 12.04.

No errors noted during install. Yet when I use putty to try and connect the server consistently returns ‘access denied’. I have checked and double checked my passwd. Also went back and ‘vncpasswd’ and changed it just in case.

What am I missing?


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Pablo, I’m running zm on the machine. Perhaps there is a better way, but my thinking was to be able to log into the machine directly and pull up the zm interface there in case of errors with zm. To be certain the cameras are connecting locally persay

Many Thanks to you Pablo. You put me on the right track. <br> <br>In case this helps others - once connection was made by auth from the ubuntu machie a small icon appears up by your clock on the ubuntu machine. Click on that and and preferences, this gives you gui box very much like the one ‘sudo vino-preferences’ brings up in cli. Uncheck the box titled ‘You must confirm each access to this machine’ and your good to go. <br>

<b>“cli is fine”</b> <br> <br>If the CLI is fine, why install VNC at all; and not simply go w/OpenSSH on the remote computer?