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Aug 10

Xlib: No protocol specified

While trying to connect to an AIX box, and start dbca, I got the following error

This is an issue with Xming security. I changed the shortcut on my windows desktop to:

I was immediately able to fire up dbca.

the -acĀ optionĀ disable access control restrictions, so you should never do this over a public network, it could open up a massive hole in your computer and allow anyone to connect.

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