WIN2K Password, security, control

James ''Wez'' Weatherall jnw22 "at" cam.ac.uk
Wed, 08 Nov 2000 09:58:55 +0000


Yes.  This can be done via the AllowProperties registry setting, as
described in the docs.

Cheers,

James "Wez" Weatherall
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----- Original Message -----
From: "James Wong (Infrasys)" <james_wong "at" infrasys.com.hk>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 08, 2000 4:42 AM
Subject: WIN2K Password, security, control


> I have used VNC 2 months on all my WIN2K servers and it works very good !
>
> I find that the VNC configuration, especially the password and accept
> connection flag, depends on the user that console is being logged on.
> Therefore, console user may disable the VNC connection or even change the
> password, i.e. there's no central control of VNC regardless of console
user.
>
> I would like to know if it is possible to configure VNC such that:
> - Only Administrator (or assigned users/groups) can change the VNC
> configuration (accept connection/password & etc).  No unauthorized person
> can turn if off and change the password.
> - The password is NOT associated with current console logged user, instead
> there is only one administrative password.
>
> Any suggestion? Are they achievable by registry settings ?
>
> James
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