Use GSSAPI with X-Win32

While Kerberos is a standard protocol, there are currently two different implementations of the Kerberos client which are incompatible: MIT Kerberos client for Windows, and Microsoft Kerberos Client via Single Sign On. These protocols store the Kerberos tickets in different … Continued

Using a License Server across a firewall

If you want to serve licenses across a firewall, generally you will need the license servers to have known port numbers in order to allow your firewall to pass requests on these ports. The rlm server itself is always at … Continued

Using key based authentication with X-Win32 SSH

Key based authentication takes place based on the public/private information, rather than with the more usual method of prompting for a password. This is very convient if a non-interactive process is trying to authenticate with a remote machine. Generating a … Continued

What Ports Need to be Opened for XDMCP

X-Win32 can connect to linux hosts even behind a firewall. Open up TCP port 6000-6005 (plus X-Win32’s base display number) in both directions Open up UDP port 177 to accept incomming connections from any port. If you are using Gnome … Continued

Where are my Host ID(s)?

In order to activate a license, you need a valid Host ID. Clients on closed networks may need to manually generate their license using the host id and order information. Find the Host ID on your system X-Win32 FastX 1 … Continued

Where is My Terminal Emulator?

X-Win32 is an X Server which main purpose is to display remote graphical applications. Most modern Unix/Linux systems have an X based terminal emulator included in the X libraries. As such X-Win32 does not include one by default. Here is … Continued

Which LIVE Server Version am I using

In order to tell which LIVE Server version you are using run the following command Root Installation LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/RX/lib /usr/lib/RX/bin/rxserver-bin –version Nonroot Installation LD_LIBRARY_PATH=LIVEServer/lib LIVEServer/bin/rxserver-bin –version

Window Manager

X-Win32 2011 and later ships a window manager fluxbox.exe which allows windows to be moved and repositioned when running in single window mode. To launch the window manager: Open X-Config Create a New Connection > Manual Select More… > command … Continued

X11 Forwarding Refused

When starting an SSH session, if you get the error Cannot Open Display in X-Win32’s status window, the remote host may not have X11 Forwarding (or X11 Tunneling) enabled. SSH sessions use X11 Forwarding by default to connect the remote … Continued

XDMCP Fails After Login Screen

X-Win32 has implemented the Xinerama extension starting in version 2010. Older Unix systems do not have this extension implemented and the desktop may fail when logging in to your remote host. If after logging in to your host from an … Continued

XDMCP: Manager Unwilling: Host Unwilling

The error Xdmcp: Manager unwilling: Host unwilling that is displayed in X-Win32’s Messages window when you start an Xdmcp session means that the remote X Display Manager (e.g. xdm, kdm, gdm, etc.) is not allowed to manage an Xdmcp session … Continued

xkb files

Due to compatibility reasons, X-Win32 ships an older set of xkb maps than the ones found on certain users’ systems. Newer xkb definitions can be found in the attached zip file. Extract the xkb folder and place it in the … Continued

Creating your first X-Win32 session

When you first start X-Win32 you will see the X-Config screen   Highlight My Connections Click on the Wizard Button and follow the steps to create a connection The newly created connection will appear in the Connection List. Highlight the … Continued

X-Win32 Documentation

Creating your first session X-Config Where are the connections located Enable Legacy Settings for older Applications CAC Smart Card Authentication Administrators MSI Installations Installing a License for All Users Deploying Shared Connections Deploying a configuration to all users Licensing License … Continued

X-Win32: X-Config – Window

Window Mode – Multiple Each individual application will run in its own separate window. There is no main root window. The application looks contains its own windows title bar and can be moved and resized accordingly. Note: XDMCP sessions always … Continued