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sconemad
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Re: Configuring RealVNC server

Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:45 pm

Yes, that's the right way to disable direct connections. To enable cloud connections, you need to go to the "Licensing" option in the menu and sign in with a RealVNC account, or sign up if you don't have one - it's free for personal use.

It's also possible to setup multi factor authentication using the free edition on Raspberry Pi.

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kbellis
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Re: Configuring RealVNC server

Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:28 pm

Hello sconemad,

Thank you very much for the reply and the kind advice. That worked; however, I had to delete the fist instance of the connection on VNC Viewer, and to create a new instance/ connection, or at least, that is what I ended up doing to get the connection not to time out.

As long as the syslog isn't showing and further unwanted attempted break ins, is it necessary/ recommended to setup multi factor authentication?

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