A user opens multiple VNC Windows simultaneously

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2

Situation

When a user opens more than two VNC Windows at the same time, the following prompts are given
"Sorry,you have to log out a previous session first.
Multiple logins are not supported."

 

Resolution

VNC + XRDP can be used to solve this problem :
 
1.Run: yast remote
  • select  "Allow Remote Administration Without Session Management " 
  • select  "OK"
2.Restart  the display manager  manually or log out and log in again. 
3.Install xrdp packages 
  • zypper in xrdp
4.Start the xrdp service
  • system enable xrdp.service
  • systemctl start xrdp.service
5.Open Windows remote Tools "remote Desktop Connection", input the vnc server's IP Address & select "yes"
6.From the xrdp login screen, select sesman-Xvnc from session and enter the username and password

 

Cause

Only a single VNC connection can be opened.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:000019758
  • Creation Date: 27-Oct-2020
  • Modified Date:28-Oct-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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