Configure VNC service to allow more than 2 new simultaneous sessions
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
Tightvnc started through xinetd
You want to allow more than 2 new vnc sessions to your vnc server. However, after you try to establish the third new session you get an error:
ERROR: VNC server supports protocol version 3.7 (viewer 3.3)
ERROR: vncviewer: read: Connection reset by peer
Sometimes only a single VNC session is allowed at a time on a SLES 11 server
For SLES 10:
- Edit the file /etc/opt/gnome/gdm/gdm.conf and uncomment the switch:
DisplaysPerHost=8and put a number of displays, that you wish to display at the same time. In this case it would allow 8 sessions at the same time.
- Additionally, you might want to check the
MaxSessions=switch that controls the maximum number of open XDMCP sessions that are allowed at any point in time.
- Restart the xdm service:
rcxdm stopto apply the changes.
Edit the same setting in the /etc/gdm/gdm.schemas file and restart the xdm service.
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- Document ID:3833668
- Creation Date: 23-Mar-2007
- Modified Date:12-Mar-2021
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