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From Jonathan Hankins <>
Subject Re: Disable Automatic Reconnect
Date Tue, 09 Jan 2018 18:32:50 GMT
Nick, can you link the bug report for the RDP reconnect bug in
0.9.13-incubating? I originally reported an issue at
then found that Frode Langelo
patch at
the issue I was having.

I am curious if this is the bug you referenced and if Frode's patch was the
fix incorporated into the codebase.


-Jonathan Hankins

On Sun, Jan 7, 2018 at 1:31 PM Nick Couchman <> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 6, 2018 at 8:51 PM, Valeriu <> wrote:
>> The workaround that I found to work was to add two lines of code in the
>> client source code, then compile and update the guacamole war file in the
>> tomcat directory.
>> Follow the steps for building the guacamole client from source code as
>> stated here
>> but before running the "mvn package" command edit the file
>> guacamole/src/main/webapp/app/client/controllers/clientController.js in a
>> basic text editor.
>> In the text file, search for the line containing "// Determine whether the
>> reconnect countdown applies" and change the next line to be "var
>> countdown =
>> null;" to disable the auto-reconnect feature.
> I don't recommend doing this, as there are probably situations where it
> would be better if the auto-reconnect does actually happen.  Completely
> disabling this behavior, across the entire Guacamole install, for all
> connections, seems ever so slightly excessive.
> With regard to the original post for this issue, there are a couple of
> things worth noting:
> - If you're using release 0.9.13-incubating or older, there is a bug for
> RDP connections that does not correct take into account why the RDP session
> ended.  In certain situations this can cause an automatic reconnect when it
> would not normally happen, which may be contributing to the perception that
> this feature is not desirable.  I suggest trying either the version in the
> current git master release, or waiting until 0.9.14 comes out see if that
> makes the issue any less bothersome.
> - There is also a JIRA issue (
> that deals with how
> Guacamole deals with a single user trying to start the same session from
> multiple locations.  This may be of interest, depending on the scenario
> being discussed.
> -Nick

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