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How to enable the auto-disconnect feature in NoMachine 4 or later

Administrators can configure NoMachine to auto-disconnect, terminate or disconnect virtual desktops on Linux automatically after some time of inactivity. (To set automatic termination of virtual......

Id: AR01H00551 Applies to: NX Software

Added on: 2010-01-20 Last modified: 2017-01-27

Default ports used by NoMachine 4 or later

For each session, NoMachine uses a number of  i) ports that are used only locally on server or client side and ii) TCP ports. Ports used locally must be free to let the session start but don......

Id: AR01L00770 Applies to: NX Software

Added on: 2014-01-09 Last modified: 2017-01-27

Using NoMachine 5 or later to access legacy unix-based systems (foreign nodes)

Starting from version 5, any Unix-like workstation or server with an X Window System (i.e. a graphical user interface based on X) can be integrated into a NoMachine multi-node environment without......

Id: AR07M00849 Applies to: NX Software

Added on: 2015-07-02 Last modified: 2017-01-25

Best practice to restart the master server after a cluster failover (up to v. 5.2)

This procedure applies up to the implementation of this Feature Request: A NoMachine cluster is made of two servers: the primary or master server (server A......

Id: AR03N00880 Applies to: NX Server Products

Added on: 2016-03-03 Last modified: 2017-01-24

What is the difference between physical desktop and virtual desktop?

When you access the physical desktop remotely, your desktop, which might be on the other side of town, in the other room, or in another country, is at your finger tips as if it were really in front......

Id: AR10K00700 Applies to: FAQs

Added on: 2013-10-04 Last modified: 2017-01-23

How to connect to NoMachine when the server is behind a NAT router or a firewall

When the NoMachine (server) computer is behind a NAT router or a firewall, NoMachine tries to use the UPnP or NAT-PMP protocol (depending on what is supported by the router) to: - Retrieve the......

Id: AR11L00827 Applies to: NX Server Products

Added on: 2014-11-28 Last modified: 2017-01-23

Limiting access for users to a Windows PC by using Active Directory

In order to limit access to given workstation open the ‘Active Directory Users and Computers’ administrative tool on your Windows Server. You can operate on user groups or individual......

Id: AR01O00914 Applies to: NX Software

Added on: 2017-01-13 Last modified: 2017-01-23

Cannot create a NoMachine XDM virtual desktop (solving MIT-SHM issues)

A new NoMachine virtual desktop started via XDMCP (i.e. a NoMachine XDM virtual desktop session type) failing to start with error: "The session negotiation failed. Error: Failed to connect......

Id: AR01O00916 Applies to: NX Software

Added on: 2017-01-18 Last modified: 2017-01-19

How authentication by SSH and 'NoMachine login' works

The way NoMachine login works is by using a special user account named 'nx', created on the server host during the software installation, and whose shell, /etc/NX/nxserver, is executed any......

Id: AR02C00150 Applies to: NX Software

Added on: 2005-02-09 Last modified: 2017-01-17

Running VNC sessions with NoMachine 4 or later

VNC sessions are supported by NoMachine NoMachine Terminal Server and Enterprise Server and are not enabled by default. In its current implementation, the VNC server doesn't have an empty......

Id: AR10K00720 Applies to: NX Server Products

Added on: 2013-10-21 Last modified: 2017-01-16

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