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Re: VNC viewers: Clipboard of host automatically sent to remote machine
From: Mario Vilas <mvilas () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 10:48:38 +0100
IP KVM, in which the foreign server basically gets only inbound
Keyboard and Mouse and outbound uncompressed pixels.
That is *precisely* what VNC is: an open-source IP KVM.
No, it's not. I won't go into the differences because other people
already did in this thread.
And please don't turn this into "you're stupid", because I've seen
others with the same setup. As mentioned, I know of a government agency
with highly competent IT staff who had a similar setup: normal and
sensitive work is on the desktop/notebook and Internet access (which is
considered insecure) is on a remote machine, with a viewer on the desktop.
That proves nothing. For example, there are many SCADA devices owned
by government agencies connected to the Internet, but that doesn't
mean it's a good idea to do so.
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Re: VNC viewers: Clipboard of host automatically sent to remote machine Mario Vilas (Jan 24)
Re: VNC viewers: Clipboard of host automatically sent to remote machine Mario Vilas (Jan 25)