Screen Sharing or VNC Authentication Error

If this error occurs when connecting to a remote Mac:

Make sure that you use your Mac username and password, not your Screens ID in the Authentication section. You can refer to this article in order to find out what your Mac user is.

Also, ensure that your Mac user is allowed to connect via the Screen Sharing (and Remote Login, if applies) services. Look for "Allow access for:" in the article for more details.

If this error occurs when connecting to Linux, Raspberry Pi or Windows, the VNC password or authentication method is incorrect.

Refer to 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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