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Old 01-18-2013
vnc password hit from Retina

Hello,
I'm having an issue with VNC. Security at work says that they scanned my servers (Solaris, RHEL, SLES) and found that you don't need a password to access a VNC session. I have tested this and you can't login to the VNC session without a password. Can someone tell what the Retina scanner may be finding. I can't find the setting that would be the issue. I have not made any changes to the default vnc files.

Any help would be great.
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Old 01-23-2013
If you get the password prompt, they should, also. Maybe they mean your xhost is too open?

I think the vnc password flows in the open like telnet. The is a localhost option so you have to tunnel in with ssh to connect, good for secure shops. The Xvnc listens only on 127.0.0.1 not 0.0.0.0:
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