Thanks for the information. It's going to take me some time to digest
this, so if I have any questions, it will be a while.
> I'm not sure of the environment that you're trying to do this in, but I
> can tell you what I did.
> First, we're accessing the Linux box via MS Windows based X servers. We
> have them all set for XDMCP Direct/Inquire and point them to the
> machine name/ip of the Linux box. We've also set them to either allow
> multiple window managers to run (both Microsoft and KDE) or just run
> the whole session in one window using the Linux (again in my case KDE
> window manager/environment).
> On the Linux side, I run the machine in run level 5 (edit /etc/inittab
> and set the initdefault value to 5). That gives the console of the
> Linux box a graphical login (kdm on my machine). In addition, if you
> edit the config files in /etc/X11/xdm, you'll need to change entries
> from the defaults in at least Xaccess and maybe also in Xresources.
> Follow the comments at the top of the Xaccess file and you should be
> okay. Also, you may have to change the line in the Xresources file that
> controls what port XDM listens on for connections. On my system, it was
> set to 0 which meant it would never hear anything. I commented it out
> and now the default value seems to work fine.
> Hope this helps. Feel free to ask again if you need more.
> > I'm interested in doing the same thing: servicing remote X terminals
> > =20
> > XDMCP. Could you refer me to some information on how to do it?
> > I'm sorry I can't offer any input about your issue.
> > Thanks.
> > >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
> entries =
> > when using login via kdm:
> > > I realize that this is not a kde specific
> > > question, but I thought there might be a good kde
> > > solution.
> > > I'm running Redhat 7 using the default kde
> > > provided (I believe 1.1.x).
> > > I'm setup to service remote X terminals via XDMCP
> > > direct protocol using kdm. When they log in via
> > > this method, the utmp file is not updated, and
> > > therefore utilities like who don't show anyone
> > > logged in.
> > > Is there a standard solution to this ? I know
> > > that if you run plain vanilla xterms you can pass
> > > +ut which forces a utmp entry to be written.
> > > However, there's no guarantee that these users
> > > will use an xterm of any kind.
> > > Any help/suggestions would be appreciated.
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > > Jeri Donn
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