Host permission to viewer to establish connection to computer

James ''Wez'' Weatherall jnw22 "at" cam.ac.uk
Tue, 21 Nov 2000 15:48:03 +0000


The current WinVNC release contains the AuthHosts and QuerySetting features,
which provide this functionality.

Cheers,

James "Wez" Weatherall
--
          "The path to enlightenment is /usr/bin/enlightenment"
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----- Original Message -----
From: <kai.vatne "at" tussa.no>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 21, 2000 1:37 PM
Subject: Host permission to viewer to establish connection to computer


> Is it possible to have a VNC server authenticate an inbound session, with
the
> user pressing OK or CANCEL to allow the connection?
>
> I have just downloaded VNC and it seems to be just the product my company
> has been looking for.  But my concern is how easy it is for anyone to
watch
> other
> people work, without them knowing it, provided you know the password, of
course.
>
> I have searched for an update where the host has to give you permission
before
> the session can continue, to avoid conflicts.  I found a winvnc.exe at
> http://members.yline.com/~micattack/, but I am not sure if this one can be
used
> as I am running 3.3.3r7.
>
> Can anyone please help me?
>
> Regards,
>
> Kai Vatne
> Network manager
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