Screen Sharing or VNC Connection Refused

Connecting to a Mac

This error means that the username and/or password you used to establish the Screen Sharing connection to a Mac are incorrect.

This could also mean that your are not using the proper Mac user credentials or that your Mac user isn't allowed to connect via the Remote Management service.

Please refer to these articles for more information:

Authentication with Screens

Configuring macOS for Remote Access

Connecting to another computer type

On Linux, Raspberry Pi or Windows, this means that the VNC password is incorrect.

Refer to the initial computer configuration articles for more information:

Configuring Windows for Remote Access

Configuring Linux for Remote Access

Configuring a Raspberry Pi for Remote Access



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