[Gllug] vnc server / M$ license conflict

Simon Stewart sms at lateral.net
Fri Apr 26 12:18:42 UTC 2002

On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 12:47:46PM +0100, Jim Cheetham wrote:
> My local corporate IT guys have discovered/decided that the use of VNC
> server to grant a non-windows machine access to a windows machine is
> definately banned by microsoft licensing.

Can't see why. I know that non-server NT4+ machines are limited to
serving 10 clients by the license, but you're only using one
connection with VNC. Can you share a little more of their rationale
with us, please?



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