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VNCserver on Solaris

Install & configure Xvncserver on Solaris10 OS

You will find SFWvnc package from Solaris10 companion-i386-sol10 CD  You can download it from or install it with command

bash-3.00# pkgadd -d . SFWvnc

and after install vncserver on Solaris you will have service FMRI for it

svcs -a | grep -i x11


and edit 2 files

1 – vi /etc/services or

echo  > vnc-server      5900/tcp       #Xvnc Server Added by Hosam

2 – vi /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf


Enable = true


DisallowTCP = false

AllowRoot = true

AllowRemoteRoot = true

and just run the service from FMRI

svcadm enable svc:/application/x11/xvnc-inetd:default

and try to run vncview from any platform to connect to Solaris BOX 😉