[K12OSN] OT - Web based appliance
dhuckaby at hvja.org
Mon Apr 30 21:37:24 UTC 2007
I'm kind of confused...
is STI a Web 2.0 application?(browser should be enough?) or something
running on a windows server?(rdp should do the trick?) or just a
web-based interface?(browser should be enough again?) a stand alone .exe
file?(wine maybe? on the ltsp server) ?
rmcdaniel at indata.us wrote:
> This actually presents all of the applications running on any server, as
> a web based application. I would like to put a thin client on my
> teacher's desk but I have been unable to do that due to our Student
> Management System, STI. With something like this I can serve it up as
> a web based application and access it with just a web browser.
> Ronald R. McDaniel
> Conecuh County Schools
> (251) 578-1752 x30
> rmcdaniel at indata.us
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] OT - Web based appliance
>> From: Les Mikesell <les at futuresource.com>
>> Date: Mon, April 30, 2007 4:23 pm
>> To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
>> <k12osn at redhat.com>
>> rmcdaniel at indata.us wrote:
>>> Does anyone know of an open source solution that will provide a web
>>> front end to all applications regardless of server OS. I was thinking
>>> along the lines of this NTAVO appliance by Devon IT.
>> Does it have to be a web connection? Freenx/NX is pretty good at
>> running anything remotely. You can connect via nx to a session running
>> rdesktop to a windows server too. For strictly web, open source, and
>> cross platform you could use vnc's applet mode but it won't perform as
>> well as freenx.
>> Les Mikesell
>> les at futuresource.com
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