using a single viewer for multiple servers

Alex Pelts alexp "at"
Wed Nov 2 04:11:01 2005

Just want to point out that if VNC client is minimized it will not 
consume any bandwidth. So only visible clients will consume bandwidth.


evets dranem wrote:
> Boudreaux, Mark wrote:
>>I tried looking but I haven't seen this topic addressed.  I want to use VNC
>>in a classroom setting where the student computers will be servers and the
>>teacher computer will use the viewer.  (I've seen plenty of threads trying
>>to do the opposite - one server to multiple viewers.) But what I'm looking
>>for is a way to have one viewer easily look at up to 30 servers
>>simultaneously, without running 30 separate instances of the viewer.  Is
>>there somebody who has already done something like this and knows of any way
>>to make it happen?  It would be nice if it could be automated, since the
>>hosts are always the same.  It would even be nicer if I could have all of
>>the screens showing as thumbnail size and then they could be maximized as
>>needed.  We're using a mix of Windows platforms - mostly 98 and XP.
>>Mark Boudreaux
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> the item you want to do i launch 30 viewers
> each pointing at the students PC
> each window  will be unique
> there are some utilties to tile windows
> and you can maximize which ever window you are interested in
> you will need substantial bandwidth
> being inside the classroom if runnign 100 bas ethernet shoud be quite
> sufficient
> as I have found VNC requires about 15K per second which is only 450K per
> second
> easi;y acheivable with 100 base ethernet
> evets
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