[Nottingham] Re: Exposing our internal network
tom at marmot.org.uk
Sat Dec 3 03:34:24 GMT 2005
On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 01:54:56PM +0000, Peter Siepmann wrote:
> and the server also runs the vncserver service. I've used my home
> machine to test this out and have found that a) using a program such as
> RealVNC viewer is not safe at all - the password is sent unencrypted and
> b) using X11 forwarding through SSH is /much/ slower, as it actually
> renders the application itself, rather than just a JPEG representation
> of the display. Any suggestions gratefully received!
SSH tunnel. Some VNC implementations will even handle bringing up the
tunnel for you. man ssh is a good friend here, also www.tightvnc.com
and putty if you absolutely must do this from windows.
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