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Mac OS X-specific issues
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- Enabling debug logging
This article applies to the following product(s): VNC VNC Enterprise Edition VNC Personal Edition Both VNC Server and VNC Viewer have a built in log function, which by default logs basic auditing information. For support (and potentially other) purposes, you may want to enable debug logging, whi ...
- Notes on using VNC over a VPN connection
In certain circumstances a user may be required to connect over a VPN (ie, access to an enterprise network). Using VNC over a VPN connection may suffer from certain problems, which are generally underlying configurations with the VPN hardware/software. 1) VPNs reduce the MTU (maximum transmissio ...
- Does VNC Server support IPv6
Platforms supporting IPv6 VNC Enterprise Edition 4.1.7 and later & Personal Edition 4.1.2 and later support both IPv6 and IPv4 on the following platforms: Windows XP, 2003 and above (with Microsoft TCP/IP Version 6 installed) GNU/Linux 2.2.x and above (with IPv6 module loaded or built-in to ...
- Do you have a VNC Viewer for Blackberry?
We currently do not produce a VNC Viewer for Blackberry but this is being considered for a future release.
- Does RealVNC provide Beta software?
Occasionally Beta software will be announced and this will be posted on the news section of our website.
- Assigning values to integer VNC parameters
Please note that all of our integer VNC parameters are signed 32-bit integers in the range -2147483648 to 2147483647. Some have additional constraints on the range they may take (eg, RfbPort must be a value from 0 to 65535).
- Why is file transfer not working even though it's enabled?
This article applies to the following product(s): VNC Please see the following section of the VNC User Guide: http://www.realvnc.com/products/vnc/documentation/5.0/guides/user/ah1039149.html#Rah57840
- VNC Server licensing in non-standard environments or after hardware changes
VNC Server must be licensed to run. Normally, a license is entered on installation, and VNC Server does not need to be licensed again. However, there are various scenarios in which the license might need to be reapplied: The OS is cloned to another machine. The hardware environment changes. Th ...
- Upgrading to VNC 5.0.x
Users with a valid support and upgrades contract for VNC Enterprise Edition or Personal Edition We recommend you read our VNC upgrade guide. If you try to upgrade to VNC 5.0, you may receive an "invalid license" error. Ensure that: You have actually upgraded VNC Server to v5.0 (if you get the e ...
- Can I hide the VNC Server system tray icon?
You can hide the VNC Server system tray icon whilst there are no connections active, by enabling the "DisableTrayIcon" parameter in VNC Server, Expert Settings. "0" means disabled, which is the default settings, so set it to "1" to enable it. You can not hide the VNC Server system tray icon whil ...
- Extended configuration when using VNC authentication
When setting up VNC Server to use the VNC Password authentication mechanism, you can create two additional categories of user in addition to the standard User: Admin and View Only. Note that an Enterprise or a Personal license is required for VNC 5+. To specify a password for a standard User, se ...
- What happened to VNC Enterprise Edition and VNC Personal Edition?
Following the release of VNC 5.0 we have renamed our products. VNC is now a single binary which supersedes VNC Enterprise Edition and VNC Personal Edition. VNC can be licensed in three ways as Enterprise, Personal and Free to suit your individual requirements. Compare VNC licenses. If you would ...
- Install VNC Viewer only
To obtain VNC Viewer, you can either: Download VNC Viewer as a standalone application from www.realvnc.com/download/viewer/, and save the file to an appropriate location. (Depending on the download package chosen, you may need to extract it first.) Under UNIX and Linux, you must also make the f ...
- How to show the F8 menu on Macbooks and other laptops
VNC Viewer allows you to specify a function key which, when pressed, brings up an options menu. By default, this is set to F8 - but can be configured in VNC Viewer > Options, to any other function key (F1-F12). However, newer laptops such as Apple's Macbook, Macbook Pro and other non-apple la ...
- Remove unwanted connection entries from the VNC Viewer drop-down list
This article applies to the following product(s): VNC VNC Enterprise Edition/VNC Personal Edition VNC Windows Use REGEDIT to edit the drop-down list: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\RealVNC\vncviewer\MRU Mac OS X Open a Terminal window sudo bash cd /users/username/Library/Preferences vi com.realvnc ...
- Does VNC Viewer support connections via proxy servers?
This article applies to the following product(s): VNC VNC Enterprise Edition VNC Personal Edition VNC Viewer for Java VNC VNC Viewer incorporated in VNC supports connections via HTTP Connect and SOCKS 5 proxy servers, including those that require authentication. The current release supports Basi ...
- Where are VNC Address Book files stored? Can I share them?
This article applies to the following product(s): VNC VNC Enterprise Edition VNC Personal Edition VNC VNC Address Book files are stored in: Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\Application Data\RealVNC\VNC Address Book Vista/Windows 7: C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\RealVNC\VNC Address B ...
- Can I control my iPhone, iPad or iPod touch from my computer?
Unfortunately, the resources for developers to write applications to control an iOS device are not currently available. If this changes in the future, then of course we will look at providing this functionality.
- Starting VNC Server from the command line with no status dialog
This article applies to the following product(s): VNC VNC Enterprise Edition VNC Personal Edition VNC Windows To start VNC Server in User Mode from the command line without displaying the status dialog, run: "vncserver.exe" To start VNC Server in Service Mode from the command line without displa ...
- How do I connect to another computer over the internet?
Please be sure to read this guide fully, and ensure that each step is completed, otherwise the connection will not work. To connect to a VNC Server computer over the internet, you'll need to first configure the VNC Server computer's network, to accept the connection. Communications between comp ...