Re: GDM and XDMCP

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 On 08/21/2010 12:13 PM, Steve Blackwell wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Aug 2010 10:46:29 -0700
> "Daniel B. Thurman" <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>>  On 08/20/2010 09:23 AM, Steve Blackwell wrote:
>>> On Thu, 19 Aug 2010 20:09:48 -0700
>>> "Daniel B. Thurman" <[email protected]> wrote:
>>>>  On 08/19/2010 07:48 AM, Steve Blackwell wrote:
>>>>> I want to be able to log in to another computer from this computer
>>>>> using XDMCP. Assuming that I have configured the other computer
>>>>> correctly, a big assumption to be sure, what do I have to do to
>>>>> GDM to show a menu or some other way of displaying the available
>>>>> XDMCP computers on my login screen?
>>>>>
>>>>> I get plenty of google hits on GDM & XDMCP but they all appear to
>>>>> be about how to configure GDM to allow a remote computer to log
>>>>> in to my local computer and not the other way around.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is XDMCP even the right way to go? Should I be using VNC? I know
>>>>> XDMCP is inherently insecure but this is on a local private
>>>>> network.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Steve
>>>> I use XDMCP on all of my boxes and
>>>> force only local connections.  Tested
>>>> from 5 -> 13 and it works.
>>> Are you using GDM or KDM? 
>>> If GDM can you post your custom.conf file and if it is possible, a
>>> pic of your GDM screen with the XDMCP hosts shown?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Steve
>> I am using both gdm & kdm.
>>
> 8><----snip
>
>> 1) GDM
>>     /etc/gdm/custom.conf
>>     Add to: [xdmcp]
>>     Enable=true
>>     Willing=/etc/X11/xdm/Xwilling
>>     Xaccess=/etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess
>>     Port=177
> Dan, thanks for all that info but my understanding is that what you
> have done here is set up the machine to allow it to be logged into from
> a remote machine. In other words, be an XMNCP server. What I'm looking
> for is how to set up gdm to allow me to choose another machine to log
> in to from this machine, or put another way, be an XDMCP client.
>
> The machine I have set up as an XDMCP server is a SuSE machine running
> kdm. On that machine, there is a menu button that allows to to select
> "Remote login" as an option which brings up a list of machines that are
> set up as XDMCP servers. What I'm looking for is the gdm equivalent of
> the menu->remote login option.
>
> I've added
> AllowAdd=true
> Broadcast=true 
> to the [chooser] section of /etc/gdm/custom.conf but that didn't change
> anything
>
> Thanks,
> Steve
Oh, ok.  Take a look at:
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/archive/index.php/t-134481.html

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