[conspire] VNC through a secure channel

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Sun Aug 24 18:22:49 PDT 2008

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 07:26:19PM -0400, Jeff Kinz wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 07:02:10PM -0400, Ruben Safir wrote:
> > ssh is too sluggish for say 10,000 users and I'm talking through the 
> 10,000 simultaneous users is probably worth mentioning in the initial
> description. 
> > browser.  The security needs to be inside VNC.
> or around it, end to end. 
> curious though, why not just make sure the web pages are served only via
> https, which gives you end to end encryption?
> I'm sure you have a reason, its just not evident.

I'd like to eventually sell appliances that don't need a browser
I'm not certain VNC in the browser would go through an SSL browser
layer, anyway.  I thought it opened it's own pipes.


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