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Using vncserver(1) to access a remote server (Doc ID 1020686.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 5/08 U5 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
All Platforms

Goal

Solaris 10 Update 5 (5/08) and above includes vnc server for creating Virtual Network Computing (VNC) desktops.
This technical instruction will provide a step by step to configure this on a Solaris 10 Update 5 system.
This will allow a remote system to open a VNC desktop session to a Solaris 10 Update 5 system configured in this manner.

From a VNC desktop session, it is possible to start and run graphical tools such as /usr/sbin/smc, /usr/sadm/admin/bin/printmgr and /usr/sadm/admin/bin/dhcpmgr .
An existing X server session is not required.

Solution

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