Problem with RealVNC

By Technochicken
Sep 6, 2008
  1. I've been using RealVNC server for the last few days, and it has worked great. (i've been using my computer through my ipod touch.) I have set it to launch at startup, but today, when i try to connect, my ipod says i got the wrong password, even though i didn't. So i checked all the VNC settings, and they were fine. When i hover my mouse over the icon in the system tray, it says "VNC server(User):not accepting connections." I can't find a function to make it accept connections, so i can't connect. Does anyone know how to make it start accepting connections again?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 8,945   +584

    sounds like the firewall is blocking

    By default, a VNC server will listen for connections from a VNC viewer on TCP port "5900+N", where N is the "Display Number" (usually just zero). So a VNC server setup for Display-0 will listen on TCP-5900, Display-1 is TCP-5901, etc.​
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