Can I disable server inputs?

Ben Kosse BKosse "at" thecreek.com
Sat, 19 Dec 1998 01:33:48 +0000


You don't have your server locked up? Shame on you.

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Ben Kosse
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PC Support Analyst
Coldwater Creek Inc.
(208) 265-7114


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nik Zapantis, UVic Physics, Victoria BC (250)721-7729
> [mailto:ZAPANTIS "at" phys.UVic.CA]
> Sent: Friday, December 18, 1998 4:56 PM
> To: VNC-LIST "at" orl.co.uk
> Cc: ZAPANTIS "at" phys.UVic.CA
> Subject: Can I disable server inputs?
> 
> 
> I just started using VNC on our Intel and Alpha NT servers.
> Great product! Thanks to ORL for making it available.
> 
> I have one concern and would like to know if there is a solution.
> If I make a remote connection to our server, is there a way 
> to disable input
> from the server? 
> I worry that someone may use the logged in session on the 
> server console, and
> gain access to the server, while I am logged on remotely.
> 
> If one could disable the server's keyboard and mouse, while a 
> remote session
> is active, should take care of this potential problem.
> 
> am I missing something, or is this a real scenario?
> 
> TIA
> 
> Nik Zapantis
> UVic, Physics & Astronomy
> 
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