Ip restriction question on VNC 4.0 version

William Hooper whooper "at" freeshell.org
Thu Jan 22 19:58:00 2004


Scott C. Best said:
> 	So, what did you put for "host" in there? If you put
> "localhost", then the IP address your VNC Server will "see" the
> data coming from is the loopback address, 127.0.0.1. If you put
> in "ssh.server.ip.address", then it will be that IP address the
> data appears to be coming from.

Ah, a good point.  Nice catch.

And of course if you are forwarding the port to a third host:

ssh -l 5904:host3:5901 host2

The connection appears to come from host2.

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William Hooper