VirtualBox 4.2.6 and VBoxHeadless VNC

Larry Rosenman ler at
Wed Jan 9 19:52:56 UTC 2013

On 2013-01-09 13:33, Shawn Webb wrote:
> Hey All,
> I just upgraded VirtualBox to 4.2.6 on my headless dev server. I use 
> with VBoxHeadless. After upgrading, I had to change the command-line
> options I use for starting the VMs (which is totally fine). It seems 
> that
> now VNC is asking for a password, which I never set. Prior to 
> upgrading,
> VNC was passwordless. Attempting to connect with a blank password 
> fails to
> work as does "password". I'm not sure where to proceed from here. 
> Anyone
> know how to disable the password or what the default password is?
> Thanks,
> Shawn Webb
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-e VRDEproperty VNCPassword=<whatever>

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