vnc "at" simbox.nl
Thu Nov 11 22:44:01 2004
Seems i have a point... maybe it can be added?
about file transfer & realvnc...
any chance that it will be included, or none at all?
Angelo, That's upside-down thinking, in that if UPnP is present then the
security risk is there - not using it to make it easier to use a particular
program simply means that user's gain no benefit from it, even though they
still have the extra risk! Cheers, Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
>U'PnP is sometimes considered a security risk as it would
>allow a compromised computer to open any port of it's choosing;
>although maybe some one would like to make a vnc/upnp wrapper?
> Another one, but this may help...
> is it possible to let vnc do it's own forwarding, by using upnp?
> i've seen that even old (~10 years) programs know how to
> set it up...
> (ie, my 1994 monopoly game cd with M$ DirectPlay does just that)
> not that i know all about upnp,
> but it looks like it can also check if it's running ok, and if not,
> request the next available port.
> maybe we can skip this, by adding a 'use this port or exit'
> box or something?