Dedicated VNC server for another server

Lee Allen lee "at"
Tue, 29 Jan 2002 21:32:07 +0000

> Does anyone know or better yet, has anyone tried off-loading the VNC
> process to a separate middle tier server?
> I'd like to know if this is possible:
> Client(runs VNCviewer) -----> Middle Tier Server(runs VNCserver for Main
> Server) -----> Main Server(actual server that Client wants to access)
> How can this be accomplished?

Hmmm... I think if the two servers were Unix boxes, this would work.  The
result: VNC server, which is also an X Server, would be running on the
'middle tier server', and the actual application (an X client) would be
running on the 'main server'.  This may actually offload some significant
processing from the 'application server'.

Lee Allen
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