VNC> helpdesk situation
Tue Nov 12 00:14:01 2002
>I would suggest that you have the server prompt the user for permission
>instead when anyone tries to connect to their workstation. I have found
>that users are quite comfortable with this arrangement as they know when
>people are connecting to their machine with the visual cue. This is a nice
>useful feature found in TightVNC, available from http://www.tightvnc.com/.
>Unfortunately it is not available in WinVNC yet.
Just a clarification:
If I'm understanding you correctly, you are referring to the
pop-up window that asks the user to 'Accept the WinVNC
Connection'. If this is correct, this feature IS and has been
available in WinVNC for quite some time, although it is not
a menu option (yet) as is the case with Tight.
To use this feature in WinVNC or RealVNC, you simply need to
make the following registry setting to turn it on:
You may need to create this entry. If so, it needs to be a
To find more info on this, see 'WinVNC Advanced Settings' at:
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