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Bug 69314 - No message if no VNC server running on remote machine
No message if no VNC server running on remote machine
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vnc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-07-20 14:46 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-12 11:31:10 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-07-20 14:46:39 EDT
Description of Problem:
If you try to connect to a machine that is not running a VNC server with the
client software, the client software does not generate an error message.

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How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run vnc client against a machine that is not running vnc server

Actual Results:
No error (or warning) message is seen

Expected Results:
Some sort of a message should be shown to the user

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-08-04 05:16:44 EDT
There is also no message if the machine does not exist on the network, or if you
enter the incorrect password.

These have been duplicated on limbo beta 2: vnc-3.3.3r2-37
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2005-04-12 11:31:10 EDT
This is fixed in version 4.0.

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