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Operating Systems Solaris XDMCP Error
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Old 08-06-2009

Hi Friends,

I am not able to login through X browser from Windows Machine to Sun Fire V890 server. Solaris 10 is installed on this machine.

Please suggest me what changes need to be done in Solaris Server.

Thanks in Advance
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Old 08-06-2009

Please tell us the error message you are getting while logging. If any, please post it here.

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Old 08-09-2009
Solaris 10 does not have xdmcp login enabled bt default so you may need to do the following on your server:

XDMCP: Solaris 10
Solaris 10's desktop environment is JDS which is basedoff of GNOME.
1. Log in as root
2. Open a terminal
3. type gdmsetup (a dialog box will appear)

4 Click on the XDMCP tab
5. Check the Enable XDMCP box
6. Press Close
XDMCP: General Instructions
Here are general instructions to enable XDMCP manually editing files on unix systems.
1. Log in as root.
2. From /etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess file, uncomment the line ”# * #any host can get a login window”.
3. From /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config file, comment out the line “DisplayManager.RequestPort: 0”.
4. From /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf file, set the enable status to True (or 1) in [xdmcp] section.
5. From /etc/kde/kdm/kdmrc file, set the enable status to True (or 1) in [xdmcp] section.

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