Ip restriction question on VNC 4.0 version
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.