Thu Feb 13 15:56:00 2003
If you're building something into VNC, why would you use SSH, instead of
SSL/TLS? SSH has all this extra stuff, where ssl just does
At 04:33 AM 2/13/2003, MGillespie@dek.com wrote:
>I think it SHOULD be implemented. Most of the arguments against
>implementing something like this, usually come from SysAdmins or Unix
>users, who already have this, and are familiar with setting it up. Windows
>users, and non system admins, are unlikely to even know what SSH is, or
>where to get it from, let alone setting it up. Personally the UltraVNC
>stream plugin is looking like a good candidate for getting a SSH plugin....
> >I am in no way affiliated to *vnc, but I would simply say "no". Think
> >about it: there is no advantage in having the ssh encryption inside
> >vnc. You can reach the same goal with vnc AND ssh, and there is no
> >lack of (free, open source) ssh clients/servers for any given
> >platform. AND you get remote command-line, file transfer and port
> >forward capabilities, even for windows. Also, I would strongly prefer
> >a "classic" ssh (like ssh.com or openssh.com) over some one-month
> >old piece of software.
> >Tuesday, February 11, 2003, 18:31:13, you wrote:
>KAH> Just a general question: Are there plans for ssh encryption built into
>KAH> application in any future versions?
>KAH> One experimental version of VNC, known as ZVNC, does this for Windows.