Monday, May 16, 2011

Error: Not on system console, root login rejected

Solution:

Edit /etc/default/login and comment out the following line.
# CONSOLE=/dev/console
Be very carefull with this for the security implications. That’s all.

Enable XDMCP on solaris 10

Solaris 10’s desktop environment is JDS which is based off of GNOME.
  1. Log in as root
  2. Open a terminal
  3. Type gdmsetup (a dialog box will appear)
  4. Click on the XDMCP tab
  5. Check the Enable XDMCP box
  6. Press Close
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