Tunneling between Windows computers.....
bpsa2 "at" yahoo.com
Sun Nov 14 04:43:00 2004
Thanks for your response, Jerry. Ok... so given that
I want to do something that, at the time of writing,
was considered unusual, I'm on the right track with
using OpenSSH for Windows and PuTTY?
--- Jerry Westrick <jerry "at" westrick.com> wrote:
> At the time that was written,
> remote desktop was something unusual!
> So taken in that context, he is right...
> P.S. At work where we do very much "Remote'ing" we
> also use the OpenSSh for
> windows... So you are not alone nor choosing an
> exotic solution...
> On Friday 12 November 2004 06:32, BPS wrote:
> > Hi, all!
> > I'd like to maximize the security of using VNC, so
> > trying to learn about tunneling. Angelo was kind
> > enough to provide me with input regarding using
> > OpenSSH for Windows for the server and PuTTY for
> > client (thanks, again, Angelo!).
> > I just want to make sure that I'm on the right
> > though. In the PuTTY documentation it says:
> > "you probably do _not_ want to use SSH, Telnet or
> > Rlogin if:
> > - you only use Windows. Windows computers
> > have their own ways of networking between
> > and unless you are doing something fairly unusual,
> > will not need to use any of these remote login
> > protocols."
> > I anticipate that I will be using VNC only between
> > Windows computers. So, should I not be going down
> > path of using OpenSSH for Windows and PuTTY? Or
> am I
> > reading the PuTTY documentation out of context -
> > is entirely a possibility ;-)
> > Would love some guidance, please. I don't want to
> > spin my wheels doing something unnecessary, but by
> > same token, if this is what I need to do to
> > encryption of data being transferred on VNC, I'll
> > ahead. Or should I be using another approach,
> > that I'll only be using VNC with Windows?
> > Thanks!!
> > Mary
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