acc at anthonychavez.org
Fri Jul 1 06:25:52 GMT 2005
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On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 21:59:14 -0700 (PDT) Philip Hallstrom <freebsd at philip.pjkh.com> wrote:
>>> On 6/26/05, Anthony Chavez <acc at anthonychavez.org> wrote:
>>>> I've got a client that would like to be able to connect to VNC servers
>>>> behind a FreeBSD gateway. Said servers are assigned dynamic IPs via
>>>> DHCP, so port mapping (via pf) is not an option (AFAIK). However, we
>>>> intend to make use of dynamic DNS, so they will at least have hostnames.
> I missed the first part of this, but would proxying the VNC
> connections through an intermediate SSH server help at all?
> You could setup individual SSH tunnels for each machine in question.
> The tunnel would stay the same regardless of the IP... and the VNC
> viewer would connect to localhost so you'd never really need the
> server IP.
This *might* work. I think that my client wants to be as non-intrusive
on the users' workstations as possible, but we could always script up
something to mass-deploy openssh and tightvnc "invisibly" to the users.
Anthony Chavez http://anthonychavez.org/
mailto:acc at anthonychavez.org jabber:acc at jabber.anthonychavez.org
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