VNC and SSL

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Tue Jul 29 12:18:01 2003


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dominik Stok?osa" <osa@man.poznan.pl>
To: <vnc-list@realvnc.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 1:22 AM
Subject: VNC and SSL


> Hi there.
>
> I have searched the mailing list for the secure implementation of the
> vnc server. I did not find any (except for windows).
> I need a secure vnc server for linux. I have found many request for that
> , but nobody did that (point me if I am wrong).   I am  curious why ?
>
> I am planning to implement a secure server but do not have experience
> with that. So I have the following questions :
> 1). effort estimation in days - any suggestions
> 2). Maybe some of you have done that and is willing to share the sources
> 3). I have found the link to the Ray Jones' page who implemetn ssl , but
> the link is borken. Does any of you have the Ray Jones' sources?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Dom

You don't use SSL, you use SSH which is already on your Linux server:
http://faq.gotomyvnc.com/fom-serve/cache/30.html

You log into your server via ssh by going like so:
ssh username -L clientport:host:hostport username@SSH-server-address
then locally you open your vncviewer and point it to localhost:viewernumber

Rach