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Re: [K12OSN] VNC and http



How can you get a ssh connection from a browser to a vnc server?

I just want to get it *working*, then I'll get it secured.

DS

On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Richard Black wrote:

> Food for thought, depending on how secure your network is:
> 
> For security you may want to run port 5900 through SSH to keep your VNC
> communications encrypted -- If you're directly connected to port 5900 via
> VNC (or even when using vncviewer without SSH for that matter) then you're
> not safe when viewing a "secure" web page in a VNC session -- VNC just
> made that page "insecure" on the network that lies between you and your
> vncserver.  
> 
> Now where did I place my copy of ethereal...  ;-)
> 
> Sincerely,
> Richard Black
> http://www.cpqlinux.com/pxe.html
> 
> Caleb Wagnon wrote:
> 
> >>When I try to connect with the browser, it says:
> >>
> >>Connection refused by the server. . .may be busy. . . etc.
> >>
> >>Should be http://hostname.domain:5900 right?
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >If you're using k12ltsp with all the defaults (this is k12ltsp your talking 
> >about, isn't it?) You'll have to poke a hole in iptables for port 5900 on 
> >your external interface. Do a service iptables stop and try to access it then 
> >and I bet you'll find out its iptables preventing you.
> >  
> >
> 
> 
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