Which VNC to choose - Response to William, wish list
whooper "at" freeshell.org
Tue Dec 23 23:18:00 2003
glee "at" ica.com said:
> Since you press me for details, here's my best attempt: If I can have
> control over a windows 32 platform with decent response,
Again, you will have to try them out in your network situation to see
about "decent response".
> and the ability
> run as a service, that would be great.
I don't know any that don't.
> The easier that I can make it for
> someone to remotely connect, download the viewer and view my screen, the
Most offer the built in HTTP server to serve the Java viewer.
> Ideally, if I can find a way to package a version of VNC so that
> can email it to someone and have them easily install it so that they can
> connect to me via a predefined IP (so that they have to do as little as
> possible) so that I can control their system, I would e a happy camper.
This is the opposite of what you asked above. Installing a VNC server is
as easy as the setup program.
> I'm at a fix IP, but I have no control over the remote user, which is why
> propose to package a version that simply autoconnects to me at a fixed IP.
With the exception of the current RealVNC4 beta, I think all have a
"connect to listening viewer" option (assuming you are referring to the
server being remote).
> I am particularly interested in this last function -- I'd like to get as
> close to Glance or WEBEX type functionality to allow me remote access to a
> remote user's desktop as possible.
According to the archives you hijacked the thread discussing this: