[CentOS] vnc for non-root

ken gebser at mousecar.com
Thu Oct 29 13:38:56 UTC 2009


On 10/28/2009 06:35 AM John Doe wrote:
> From: ken <gebser at mousecar.com>
>> At work I've been asked to set up vnc for a remote user (a vendor
>> sysadmin to install 3d party software we've purchased).  Of course I'm a
>> bit skittish about allowing root access to this.  Is there a way to
>> configure vnc so that root cannot log in through it...?  Or do I have to
>> use some other utility to deny root access (e.g., securetty).
> 
> Maybe check the wiki: http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/VNC-Server
> I would guess you just don't give root's vnc password?
> 
> JD

That's a better doc than the one I was looking at... got it working now.
 Thanks much.




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