# cat /etc/sysconfig/vncservers # The VNCSERVERS variable is a list of display:user pairs. # # Uncomment the lines below to start a VNC server on display :2 # as my 'myusername' (adjust this to your own). You will also # need to set a VNC password; run 'man vncpasswd' to see how # to do that. # # DO NOT RUN THIS SERVICE if your local area network is # untrusted! For a secure way of using VNC, see this URL: # http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-7028 # Use "-nolisten tcp" to prevent X connections to your VNC server via TCP. # Use "-localhost" to prevent remote VNC clients connecting except when # doing so through a secure tunnel. See the "-via" option in the # `man vncviewer' manual page. # VNCSERVERS="2:myusername" # VNCSERVERARGS="-geometry 800x600 -nolisten tcp -localhost" VNCSERVERS="2:root" VNCSERVERARGS="-geometry 1680x1050 -depth 24" # cat /etc/sysconfig/iptables # Firewall configuration written by system-config-firewall # Manual customization of this file is not recommended. *filter :INPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :FORWARD ACCEPT [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0] -A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -p icmp -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 5902 -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m udp -p udp --dport 5902 -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-host-prohibited -A FORWARD -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-host-prohibited COMMIT
Thursday, April 26, 2012
How to configure VNC on Redhat Linux 6?
I was trying to configure VNC on my RHEL6U1 test machine using my old method of editing /etc/xinetd/vncservers file when I came across the difference between RHEL6 and previous versions of RHEL. In RHEL6, the VNC Server configuration is rather easy than previous versions of Linux. Here is what I had to do: