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developerWorks: SSL Secures VNC Applications

Jan 27, 2007, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kyler Laird, Kocjan Wojciech, Cameron Laird)

[ Thanks to IdaAshley for this link. ]

"Want to view a desktop remotely, with more convenience than proprietary solutions and security advantages over ssh tunnelling? Here's a good way to do it, and it's a technique we haven't seen described before.

"The idea is to use SSL to provide security for a simple VNC viewer embedded in a Web page. This means that essentially any Java-capable Web browser can view and interact with the remote desktop; this makes for a powerful solution to a typical situations, including telecollaboration, technical support, and provisioning..."

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