VNC Security ?

Franck Chevalier franck.chevalier "at" addeo.com
Tue, 05 Mar 2002 09:19:47 +0000


It works !

Thanx a lot !
Franck

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex Angelopoulos" <alex "at" bittnet.com>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 7:44 PM
Subject: Re: VNC Security ?


> What is the OS of the server? Assuming it's a Windows system, the answer
is in
> the documentation (although I had to have it shoved in my face before I
> noticed...)
>
> This is from the WinVNC server documentation page -
> http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/winvnc.html
>
> (1) Find this registry key on the server:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ORL\WinVNC3\
>
> (2) Underneath it, create a DWORD value named ConnectPriority
>
> (3) Set it to 2
>
> The original documentation section follows -
>
> =============================================
> ConnectPriority
> By default, all WinVNC servers will disconnect any existing connections
when
> an incoming, non-shared connection is authenticated.  This behavior is
> undesirable when the server machine is being used as a shared workstation
by
> several users or when remoting a single display to multiple clients for
> viewing, as in a classroom situation.
>
> ConnectPriority indicates what WinVNC should do when a non-shared
connection
> is received:
> 0 = Disconnect all existing connections.
> 1 = Don't disconnect any existing connections.
> 2 = Refuse the new connection.
>
> This is a Local machine-specific setting.
>
> =====================================================
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Franck Chevalier" <franck.chevalier "at" addeo.com>
> To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
> Sent: Monday/2002 March 04 12.41
> Subject: VNC Security ?
>
>
> : Hi
> :
> : I'm new on this mailing list then please forgive me if I ask anything
> : already discussed here... I'm french and I'm working as an ingineer for
> : addeo.com
> : Well, my problem is that when I'm connected to a server throught VNC,
> anyone
> : can come and kick me just by opening a new VNC session.
> : I'd like to allow only one session at a time, but I'd also like (do I
ask
> : too much ? :) to allow or not the other log while I'm connected (I don't
> : know if I'm clear enough...) to make my connexion safer (I don't want
> anyone
> : getting connected to use my windows session I opened via VNC)
> :
> : Do you think it's possible ?
> :
> : Thanx
> : Franck CHEVALIER
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