X Error of failed request: BadValue when performing 'xhost +localhost' on PC X-server. (Doc ID 1511750.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Jul-2014***

Symptoms

When using PC X-server(such as Xming) to use remote Solaris desktop(CDE/Gnome) environment from your PC/laptop,
'xhost +localhost' command on the remote X session could return the following X Error.

X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
Major opcode of failed request: 109 (X_ChangeHosts)
Value in failed request: 0x6
Serial number of failed request: 8
Current serial number in output stream: 10


Cause

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