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Re: some simple questions on VNC



yOn Sat, 5 Jan 2008, Steven Stern wrote:

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> On 01/05/2008 11:27 AM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> | 3) on the server side, what is the purpose of the *other* ports
> | associated with each listening port?  that is, after i start vncserver
> | listening on port, say, 5917, i can see listening ports 5817 and 6017
> | suddenly active as well.  what are they for?
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> The 58xx ports fire up a java version of the VNC viewer so you can
> use VNC inside a web browser.

ah, i see what's happening.  if i start vncserver with the "-nohttpd"
option (to "prevent web-based VNC clients connecting"), then i don't
get that 58xx listening port.  i don't see that that's explicitly
related to java, but i see what the general idea is.

rday
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