tightvncserver limits VNC passwords to 8 characters, and even truncates them if one tries to enter a longer password.

My understanding is that this is (was?) due to compability issues, from what I can gather from posts online dating a few years.

Is this still the case – and if not, what can be done to allow longer passwords?


I do not think you can change that limitation. But to improve the security try using special characters, numbers and capital letters in your password

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