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I've successfully installed it on other machines, but this one is being a pain. Throws error about not available/access disabled from the client. Checking into it on the server side provides the following entertainment.

linuxts1:/usr/NX/bin # ./nxserver --status
NX> 900 Connecting to server ...
NX> 204 Authentication to NX server failed.
NX> 110 NX Server is stopped.
NX> 999 Bye.
linuxts1:/usr/NX/bin # ./nxserver --start
NX> 500 Service already running.
NX> 999 Bye.

So, is it running or not? Any ideas on how to fix this interesting state?

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I've now completely re-paved the box and started fresh. Didn't get any initial install errors like I did before (for missing libraries that I had to then go find). However, still ending up at exactly the same place with the same errors as listed above. – Brian Knoblauch Oct 31 '12 at 15:09
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I found the solution here:


  • Change sshd_config to use "AuthorizedKeysFile .ssh/authorized_keys2"
  • HUP the sshd process
  • Re-run the "nxserver --install" script
  • Live happily ever after! :-)
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