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What does the 'server is busy' message mean in Xbrowser?

In Xbrowser's detail view list a "(Server is busy)" message appears and fails to connect. In GDM settings, Display Per Host is limited. ...

I get an ssh-userauth error

When establishing a connection via Xstart, or via remote SSH protocol, the following message appears and the connection fails:"Remote server ssh-userauth protocol failed to execute...

Xmanager crashes after 'startkde'

When attempting login as root in Solaris CDE, the following message appears and fails to login."Not a system console. Cannot login as root." By defau...

Accessing Solaris as a root user

When logging in as root in Solaris CDE, if the following message appears, login fails."Not a system console. Cannot login as root." ...

Limiting root access in AIX

Limiting remote root access in IBM AIX Edit the file to the following:......Regardless of which connection protocol is utilize...

How to access True64 (Digital Unix) as a root user

This article explains how to configure True64 (Digital Unix) to login remotely as a root user. Add the following lines to...

Limiting root access in HP-UX CDE

When using HP-UX CDE,  would like to disable remote login as root user. When using CDE in HP-UX, you cannot completely block remote logi...

How to connect to remote UNIX servers from Xmanager installed in a virtual guest OS

This article explains how you can connect to the remote UNIX servers via XDMCP from Xmanager installed in a virtual guest OS. ...

Xstart gives a 'bad display name' error message and SSH connection fails

When you try to connect with the SSH protocol on Xstart, the following message is displayed and the X application does not start: /usr/bin/X11/xauth: (stdin):1: bad display name "hserver:10....

I get 'Xdmcp connection failed: cannot open display' and connection fails

When you try to connect to an XDMCP session from Xbrowser, Xmanager displays a grey background and the XDMCP connection eventually fails. The Xmanager log file shows:*This article requires remote serv...

I get 'XDMCP fatal error: Manager unwilling Host unwilling'" in the Xmanager log

XDMCP connection fails and I get the following error in the Xmanager.log file:*This article requires remote server configuration. Administrator privilege may be required. This problem may occur w...

I get 'Desktop messaging system cannot be started.' when accessing HP-UX via XDMCP

When you are connecting to HP-UX with XDMCP, the following message appears and Xmanager exits when you click the OK button:*This article requires remote server configuration. Administrator privilege m...

It takes a long time to login or logout on Gnome / I cannot logout from Gnome

When you are using Gnome, you experience the following symptoms: Login window opens slowlyIt takes too long to process Password input and start the Gnome application: SuSE Enterprise 10 Log out tak...

Why does my system bounce me back to the dtlogin screen when I try to log in?

When you try to login to CDE after entering the correct login information from the login screen, you get bounced back to the login screen. *This article requires remote server configuration. Administ...