Only the first eight characters of vncpasswd are significant.

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Vnc session accepts any character as password input after first 8 characters.
  • Random password entries accepted above first 8 vncpasswd characters, only first 8 characters set via vncpasswd are parsed.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6

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