VirtualBox

Ticket #11838 (new defect)

Opened 11 months ago

Last modified 11 months ago

authentication is ignored: login only works without credentials

Reported by: paulbeard Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.2.12 Keywords: rdp authentication "OS X"
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: other

Description

I just set up an instance of VBox on a FreeBSD 8.3 host to run a Linux guest, and wanted to access it from OS X using Screen Sharing (Apple's version of VNC). I could connect to the host on port 3389 but it took me awhile to realize that the authentication I had enabled based on this page  http://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch07.html#vbox-auth was meaningless: no password was required.

03/06/2013 17:41:04 Protocol version sent 3.3, using 3.3 03/06/2013 17:41:10 authProcessClientMessage: authentication failed from 192.168.0.4 03/06/2013 17:41:10 rfbAuthProcessClientMessage: password check failed 03/06/2013 17:41:10 Client 192.168.0.4 gone

I'm just glad it works now.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 11 months ago by frank

Please attach the VBox.log file for such a VM session, mainly to see your exact setup.

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