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vncrc, unix rc scripts for VNC

make two symbolic links to this file /etc/rc.d/rc.5/S92vnc -> /etc/rc.d/init.d/vnc

and /etc/rc.d/rc.5/K36vnc -> /etc/rc.d/init.d/vnc

K36vnc stops the vnc service at shutdown or reboot, and S92vnc will start the vnc server when entering runlevel

KSH:

same here symbolic links from init.d/vnc to /etc/rc2.d/S99vnc.

K36vnc

#!/bin/sh
# sunos/solaris rc script to run userbased vnc server
# written by: Shay Hugi, systemunix@mpthrill.com
# writing style: [i]nteractive shellscript
# tested on platform environment: Sun/OS 5.7
# proccess name: vncserver
#
# Source function library.
. /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions 

RETVAL=0

# See how we were called.
case "$1" in
  start)
	echo -n "Starting VNC services for user shay: "
        # Just in case a lock file was left behind,
        # remove it now.
        /bin/rm /tmp/.X1-lock
        su -l -c "/usr/local/bin/vncserver -name mpthrill.com_solaris_vnc -cc 3 -geometry 1024x768 :1 " shay
        RETVAL=$?
	;;
  stop)
	echo -n "Shutting down VNC services: "
        su -l -c "/usr/local/bin/vncserver -kill :1 " shay
        RETVAL=$?
	;;
  restart)
	$0 stop
	$0 start
	RETVAL=$?
	;;

  status)
        #status commands
        echo "check status by user? [y/n]:"
        read csbu
        if [ $csbu = y -o $csbu = Y ]; then
        echo "who is the user?:"
        read witu
        ps -ef | grep Xvnc | grep $witu
        else
        ps -ef | grep Xvnc
        fi
        ;;
  
  help)
        $0 readhelp | more
        ;;

readhelp)
        echo " general"
        echo " "
        echo " a user based vnc rc script for the sunos/solaris.
        echo " "
        echo " install"
        echo " "
        echo " make two symbolic links to this file :"
        echo " /etc/rc.d/rc.5/S92vnc -> /etc/rc.d/init.d/vnc"
        echo " and /etc/rc.d/rc.5/K36vnc -> /etc/rc.d/init.d/vnc"
        echo " K36vnc stops the vnc service at shutdown or reboot"
        echo " and S92vnc will start the vnc server when entering runlevel 5."
        echo " "
        echo " commands help"
        echo " "
        echo " stop: will only stop the main system's vnc proccess"
        echo " "
        echo " start: will start a vnc desktop for the user who ran the shell"
        echo " "
        echo " stopid: will interactively stop the vnc service by :desktop number"
        echo "         per each user who ran the script"
        echo " "
        echo " status: will interactively show the the current status of vnc"
        echo "         you can choose between specific user or all users"
        echo "         provides: pid and desktop number"
        echo " "
        echo " help: this help guide dahhh"
        echo " "
        echo " "
        echo " ***final notes***"
        echo " you may want to set your path and the begining of the script"
        echo " and the name of the desktop the script creates"
        echo " also to enable debugging and view on each desktop while running"
        echo " the script, delete the [2>&1] at the end of each [>dev/null]"
        echo " " 
        echo " for more help: http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc"
        echo " or email me: systemunix@mpthrill.com "
        echo " "
        ;;

  *)
	echo "Usage: $0 [ start | status | stop | restart | help ]"
	exit 1
	;;
esac

exit $RETVAL

Running Xvnc as daemon at Solaris Boot - FOLLOWUP

---------------start file on next line--------------------
#!/bin/sh
#
# Startup/Stop script for vncservers for some users.
#

case "$1" in

'start')
   /bin/su - bob -c "/usr/local/bin/vncserver :1"
   /bin/su - sally -c "/usr/local/bin/vncserver :2"
   /bin/su - jim -c "/usr/local/bin/vncserver :3"
   ;;

'stop')
   /bin/su - bob -c "/usr/local/bin/vncserver -kill :1"
   /bin/su - sally -c "/usr/local/bin/vncserver -kill :2"
   /bin/su - jim -c "/usr/local/bin/vncserver -kill :3"
   ;;

*)
   echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/rc.vnc { start | stop }"
   ;;

esac
---------------end file on previous line--------------------

The names bob, sally and jim are usernames.  Modify accordingly.  The
corresponding numbers :1, :2, :3 for VNC may also need to be changed.

Make sure that /etc/init.d/rc.vnc has the correct ownership/permissions:

chown root:other /etc/init.d/rc.vnc
chmod 744 /etc/init.d/rc.vnc


Next create symbolic links to that file as follows:

cd /etc/rc0.d
ln -s ../init.d/rc.vnc K40rc.vnc
cd /etc/rc2.d
ln -s ../init.d/rc.vnc S99rc.vnc

 



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