[conspire] VNC through a secure channel

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Sun Aug 24 16:02:10 PDT 2008

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 05:32:15PM -0400, Jeff Kinz wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 01:54:06PM -0400, Ruben Safir wrote:
> > I want to create a retail Pharmacy program that will work through
> > VNC, but it has to be secure and it should work through a browser.
> > 
> > How would I go about doing that and setting up the desktops to only
> > run my application through X.
> > 
> > There are a number of issues with this:
> > 
> > A) VNC tends to be CPU and Memory Intenssive
> > B) It must be secure because of HIPPA laws
> > C) I wouldn't mind teaming with a pro on this if you would want to make
> > a business venture out of it.
> Ruben - I'm not sure if this is a serious question or not.
> VNC can be tunneled through an SSH connection. Its pretty simple.
> If you're seriously inquiring: 
> http://www.google.com/search?num=100&hl=en&safe=off&client=firefox&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aunofficial&hs=QY2&q=VNC+tunnel+%28through+OR+over+OR+on+%29+ssh&btnG=Search
> Several how-to's show up
> Jeff Kinz

ssh is too sluggish for say 10,000 users and I'm talking through the 
browser.  The security needs to be inside VNC.

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