Using SSH ...
alexp "at" broadcom.com
Mon Oct 10 17:17:00 2005
There are many links if you search the web.
One example is http://web.mit.edu/pismere/ssh/vnc-over-ssh.html
Dean Huffman wrote:
> Is there a good URL that contains a tutorial on how to set up SSH for VNC?
> I have been trying to figure out the system and it appears that one
> computer (with the VNC server) must have an SSH server that accepts the
> messages (from an SSH client) and converts them to plaintext and sends
> them on to the VNC server on the same computer. The VNC server then
> responds, sends the message to the SSH server, on the same computer, in
> plaintext, which then converts the signal to an encrypted signal, sends
> it on to the SSH client on the other computer, which then translates the
> signal into plaintext and sends it to the VNC client on the same computer.
> Are the SSH applications on the client and server computer the SAME
> application, or are there different SSH applications for each computer?
> How, on the server end, does the VNC client (or web browser) know to
> send the text to SSH rather than directly to the internet? How does the
> SSH know to send the signal to the SSH on the other end rather than
> directly to VNC?
> In some of the tutorials I have found, it appears (but is not stated)
> that SSH is assumed to be running on the server side.
> What I am looking for is a tutorial that explains SSH and gives the nuts
> and bolts of setting it up.
> As an aside, why doesn't Windows (yes, I am embarrassed to admit that I
> use Windows) have SSH set up in its operating system so that one just
> has to do a few mouse clicks to get it started?
> Dean Huffman
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