[K12OSN] VNC (Virtual Network Computing) question

daniel.hunt at iibbank.ie daniel.hunt at iibbank.ie
Fri May 14 12:40:20 UTC 2004

From: Christopher K. Johnson [mailto:ckjohnson at gwi.net]
> My recommended best practice would be to either:
> 1) Tunnel your vnc connection(s) over ssh.  The ssh can be configured 
> easily to allow only users in a specific group, and also easily 
> configured to permit only public/private key based authentication so you 
> can reliably control who can use the connection by deploying your own 
> public key there.
> 2) Configure network-to-network or host-to-host ipsec VPN to protect the 
> vnc and other communication in transit.  This can be done very easily if 
> you have systems running a 2.6 kernel.

Obviously that's what I was trying to say :o)


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