Security Feature Suggestion: "Delete Password" on exit?
jnw "at" realvnc.com
Thu Aug 26 00:06:59 2004
If the password is specified on the command line to the VNC Server, (albeit
in obfuscated hex format) then it won't be saved to the registry.
Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
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> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Alex K. Angelopoulos
> Sent: 25 August 2004 18:59
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> Subject: Security Feature Suggestion: "Delete Password" on exit?
> I've been looking at VNC in remote assistance roles recently,
> and it has
> occurred to me that for that specific role, it might be
> helpful if VNC could
> be set to either delete the registry keys for passwords on
> exit or to never
> save the password at all.
> I find myself taken with the idea, but I can also see how
> this could be a
> pain in the rear for a standard install even if done
> carefully - if it's
> possible to wade through the issues of multiple keys where
> the password may
> be specified, it could still be very confusing to people if
> this "setting"
> were configured and they weren't aware of it.
> Any general reactions to the idea, though?
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