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How to connect to a server using a VNC client (TightVNC/RealVNC Viewer)

Sometimes connecting to a server via Web VNC is not possible because of browser misconfiguration, or because of Internet Service Provider blocking certain ports, necessary for Web VNC. In this case, it’s possible to connect via VNC protocol itself.

1. Download and install a VNC client. For instance, TightVNC ( or RealVNC Viewer (

2. Go to the VMManager control panel. In order to do that, read the activation email – it contains separate login and password for the VMManager at

3. Go to the Virtual machines menu, choose the virtual server you need to connect to, click the VM parameters button.

4. Find the VNC tab there. In that tab there are VNC server address, port and password. You can look at the password by clicking the Show/hide password button. All these parameters are necessary for VNC connection.

Connecting using TightVNC Viewer

1. If you have installed TightVNC, then open TightVNC Viewer. In the Remote Host field enter the IP address for VNC connection and, after two colons (::), the port and then press Connect.

TightVNC setup

2. In the next window enter the password and press OK.

Access data for TightVNC

3. After that you would see the server’s console (login screen or desktop in case of Windows).

Connect to a server with TightVNC

Connecting using RealVNC Viewer

1. If you have installed RealVNC, then open the VNC Viewer application.

2. Then create a new connection via File -> New connection menu.

 RealVNC setup

3. In the next window enter the IP address in the VNC Server field and, after a colon, port. In the Name field enter some title for this connection.

RealVNC client setup

4. Then initiate the connection by double-clicking on it. Enter the password in the next window. Click on the checkbox, if you want the application to remember that password.

RealVNC client setup

5. Ignore the warning about an unencrypted connection.


6. After that you would see the server’s console (login screen or desktop in case of Windows).


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