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This is a SIMP module

This module is a component of the System Integrity Management Platform a compliance-management framework built on Puppet.

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Module Description

This module installs the tigervnc client and server, and can create VNC Server Sessions


What simp vnc affects

Packages managed by simp/vnc:

  • tigervnc

Ports used by default for VNC Server:

  • 5901 (1024x768)
  • 5902 (800x600)
  • 5903 (1280x1024)

Beginning with VNC

Client Installation

To install the tigervnc client, just include vnc::client

Server Installation

To create a basic VNC server with default ports, include vnc::server

NOTE: You MUST set the following in Hiera to enable XDMCP. VNC will not work without it.

    Enable: true


I want to create another VNC Connection

# Screensaver timeout in minutes
vnc::server::create {'myconn':
  port => '65000',
  geometry => '1920x1080',
  depth => '32',
  screensaver_timeout => '30',


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