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How To Change VNC Password On All Computers In AD Domain


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#1 rgranada70

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Posted 13 July 2016 - 07:54 PM

I need help, Im a Helpdesk Analyst for a company of roughly about 150 computers all running Windows 7. They are all in our active directory domain and all running TightVNC . Problem is that most of the newer PC's are on one Admin password and the older ones on a different Admin password. We need to place all the PC's under 1 Admin password for VNC. Note I am not talking about local Admin passwords I am talking specifically about VNC Admin passwords on those PC's. Can anyone give me an idea of how to deploy this change to all the computers in the domain without having to go each individual PC? Appreciate any help you can give me. 010.png


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Posted 13 July 2016 - 09:51 PM

2 secs... I'll just check my config


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Posted 13 July 2016 - 10:06 PM

The password is stored at

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\TightVNC\Server]
"Password"=

You could probably just export it from a known good machine and then import to target machines.

 

(the password is hex so don't try use ansii)
 



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Posted 14 July 2016 - 08:27 AM

Thanks a bunch TsVK! I'll give it a try!



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Posted 14 July 2016 - 03:55 PM

You're welcome.

 

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Posted 14 July 2016 - 07:08 PM

Wow man i would never ever run VNC's on a domain LOL.



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Posted 14 July 2016 - 07:14 PM

Beats walking around the factory every time I want to help a user.

 

That said we do have the whole site locked down, no incoming or outgoing requests except on port 80, highly restricted execution policies, authenticated proxy, etc.



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Posted 14 July 2016 - 08:29 PM

You dont RDP into the workstations or share their screen using a RDP server?

Only issue i found sharing is people with dual screens!



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Posted 14 July 2016 - 08:33 PM

Just use RDP for the servers if I can't be bothered going through the VShpere.

 

I'm not aware of any security issue the way we do things with TightVNC. If you know of any issues I'd like some references if possible mate.






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