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How to configure the tiger VNC in RHEL 6 to enable remote login after reboot? Currently, I could remote login to it when it has login already. But if I remotely restart the server, it would not allow me to remotely login again. It says connection refused.

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Is iptables running? /etc/init.d/iptables status –  slm Jan 29 '13 at 13:26
    
This is how i resolved the problem. Go to System -> Startup App. Pref. -> Options -> Remember Currently Running Application. Of course you need to make sure vncserver service is up and running. –  Bryan Fok Jan 29 '13 at 14:00

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chkconfig command can be used to manage services on Redhat distros such as Fedora & CentOS.

% sudo chkconfig --levels 345 vncserver on

You can see which run levels it's enabled to start automatically in with this command:

% chkconfig --list vncserver

Here's a good article on the use of chkconfig if you want to learn more about it.

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You need to have the startup script run as part of the boot process. You can use chkconfig tool on red hat to do so. Something like the following:

$ sudo chkconfig service_name on
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