Crawford County Michigan
info "at" crawfordco.org
Sun Jun 20 04:57:00 2004
I like the idea...
The above link has some of the capability your were asking about
The North Woods
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From: "test pest" <wdhyperion1 "at" hotmail.com>
To: <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2004 1:43 PM
Subject: Proposal HelpDeskVNC
> I have been reading through the mailing lists looking for other folks
> VNC in a helpdesk situation. For example, where the customer forms a
> reverse connection to a listening client for tech support or remote
> assistance, and it seems that quite a few other forum members are
> about something similar.
> It made me think that there might be some interest in creating a slightly
> tweaked version of winvnc4 server called something like HelpDeskVNC. I
> the following features would be necessary:
> 1 - Single .exe that includes the needed dll files. This would allow
> posting of a link to the exe on a website and the customer could save the
> file to their desktop or choose to run after clicking on the link in
> Internet Explorer. No installer.
> 2 - When the program is run it tries to make a connection to 1) a
> listing client encoded in the exe or 2) if more than one client is encoded
> in the exe it presents a list of clients to connect to is displayed or 3)
> no servers are encoded in the exe it presents a connect to dialog where
> customer specifies the server name or ip.
> 3 - No configuration or registry entries are needed. Remote incoming
> connections should not be allowed.
> 4 - After the connection closes, HelpDeskVNC quits.
> It seems like it would not require much in the way of modification to the
> winvnc4 source, and should be kept as simple as possible to facilitate
> patching future versions of winvnc4.
> Would anyone else looking for these features be interested in pledging $50
> to encourage the development of a HelpDeskVNC variant? Anyone makeing a
> pledge would be responsible to paypal the developer on completion of
> Would any developer be interested in modifying the source if we could put
> together something like $500 to create this variant. The resulting
> and source would have to be freely available to others/GPL.
> Please post to list or email me if there is any interest.
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