VNC over SSH: I forgot... Re: Win95 routing or port redirecting

Rui Carmo Rui.Carmo "at" ip.pt
Wed, 16 Dec 1998 18:09:26 +0000


On a tangent from this thread, I actually have vnc over ssh working on =
nothing _but_ Windows systems, thanks to a freeware SSH implementation =
that does port redirection... 8')

I'll try to post the details (and the relevant URLs) as soon as I can =
piece together enough free time.

R.

----- Original Message -----=20
From: Robert Beyreis <Rbeyreis "at" ptisys.com>
To: <vnc-list "at" orl.co.uk>
Sent: Quarta-feira, 16 de Dezembro de 1998 17:25
Subject: RE: Win95 routing or port redirecting


>To my knowledge neither is available.  I looked for both when I was =
setting
>up my network at home, and I only found stuff for Linux.  The one thing
>which I didn't really poke around with was some of the proxy
>products(Wingate...) which might do it.  Of course another option is to
>upgrade to NT(If the wireless drivers are available)
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Stephen A. Wood [mailto:sawecw "at" bigfoot.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 1998 12:09 PM
>To: vnc-list "at" orl.co.uk
>Subject: Win95 routing or port redirecting
>
>
>I recently bought some wireless networking cards in order to give me
>some freedom to roam around with my laptop.  I use Linux, but
>unfortunately, only W95 drivers are available for the wireless cards.=20
>So, what I am trying to do, is use VNC to project an X server to the
>laptop running W95.  Here is the configuration I am trying
>
>         _______________        ___________                 __________
>Net --- | Linux Machine |------|W95 Desktop| . . . . . . . |W95 Laptop|
>         ---------------    ^   -----------        ^        ----------
>                            |                      |
>                         Ethernet              Wireless network
>
>What I would like to do is run a Xvnc server on the Linux machine and
>then run the VNC client on the laptop, thus sort of getting linux on =
the
>laptop.  The problem is that I don't know how to make W95 do routing.=20
>There is a registry variable "EnableRouting", but the machine simply
>doesn't boot if that is on.  So the another way I thought of doing
>routing is to use a TCP port redirector (like the Linux "redir"
>command).  However I can't find a W95 port redirector.
>
>Does anyone have any advice on how to get either
>
> 1.  Routing to work under W95
> 2.  TCP port redirection under W95
>
>
>
>I have run a VNC server on the Desktop and a VNC client on the laptop.=20
>I could then run a VNC client on the desktop connecting to the Linux
>Machine, but that seems like it would be slow and overkill.
>
> Steve Wood
> Newport News, Virginia
>
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