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Re: [K12OSN] VNC and http


Then using this scenario, I should be able to install the windows 
VNCviewer on the clients and connect that way without setting up for each 

This is what I'lldo onstead of the browser method.



On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Eric Harrison wrote:

> On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Doug Simpson wrote:
> >How can you get a ssh connection from a browser to a vnc server?
> The default "automagic" VNC setup in K12LTSP does not support connections
> from a browser.
> If you want to connect via a browser, you'll have to configure VNC the
> old fashion way. The following steps worked for me:
>     1. run:  "vncpasswd" as the user you to have VNC access
>     2. edit /etc/sysconfig/vncserver and a line such as:
>         VNCSERVERS="10:username"
>        where "username" is the name of the user you created a password
>        for in step 1.
>     3. run "/sbin/service vncserver start"
>     4. point your browser to "http:://yourserver:5810"
>     5. log in with the password in step 1.
> Note that this method is not "automagic", you have to go through this
> process for every single user you want to use VNC - and the VNC sessions
> don't go away, they run all of the time.
> The K12LTSP method creates a new session for every connection and removes
> that VNC session when the user logs out. No pre-configuration needed.
> >I just want to get it *working*, then I'll get it secured.
> see http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/sshvnc.html
> -Eric
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Doug Simpson
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DeQueen Public Schools
DeQueen, AR 71832
simpsond leopards k12 ar us
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