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Re: Invoking GUI programs over SSH

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 11:06, Jeremy Bopp wrote:
> On 1/17/2011 3:46 PM, David Antliff wrote:
>> However, unfortunately, I still get the same error from Synplify Pro.
>> I wonder if it's looking for more than just GUI services?
> Yeah, the error message you described originally didn't sound like a
> problem with starting the GUI. ?The message really looks like it's
> failing to read some configuration information. ?Maybe there is some
> strange permission on an important registry setting or a file that is
> preventing the authenticated account from accessing the necessary
> information when logging in through SSH.
> Is it possible that Synplify Pro is attempting to access some network
> resource or a special dongle for verifying its registration or something
> similar?

There's no dongle but there is a license server it needs to
communicate with. I'll investigate that, although based on experience
it usually just blurts out "no license, goodbye". I'll check
permissions as well. Do you know if there is an equivalent tool to
'strace' for Windows that I can use to log all syscalls/file/resource
accesses made by a program and its threads?

>> I've also tried running the sshd service as the same user currently
>> logged in
> people are discouraged from attempting it and then asking for help

Ok, I'm not sure it was going to help anyway, since I can open notepad
remotely when running as the Local System.

> Have you tried contacting Synplify Pro's author/distributor to see if
> they have suggestions for automating its use as you're attempting?

Yes, I've made a support request so we'll see if that comes back with anything.

Thanks for your comments,

-- David.

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