Re: Remote Administration on W2K

From: Denis Page (page@montreal.com.br)
Date: 07/30/01


Message-ID: <001801c1191f$a05fad70$0a01010a@page>
From: "Denis Page" <page@montreal.com.br>
To: <SECURITY-BASICS@securityfocus.com>
Subject: Re: Remote Administration on W2K
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 14:46:56 -0300

use Netmeeting .. is more secure than VNC.
you can use crypto with netmeeting..

            []s----- Original Message -----
From: "Sawyer, John H." <JSawyer@mail.ifas.ufl.edu>
To: "'Brian McClory'" <security_resources@hotmail.com>;
<SECURITY-BASICS@securityfocus.com>
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2001 5:30 PM
Subject: RE: Remote Administration on W2K

> Expanding on the suggestion of VNC, check out TridiaVNC and TightVNC
> http://www.tridiavnc.com
> http://www.tightvnc.com
>
> They both add compression that works pretty well on slower connections.
>
>
> <SNIP>
> I would look into VNC by AT&T Labs. It seems to be very light weight, and
> most importantly has completely customizable ports, very important if you
> will be accessing through a firewall, and also adds a little security
> through obscurity. Also, VNC is open source under the typical GNU License
> and all the source is provided.
>
> Terminal services is something I strongly discourage. It causes
unnecessary
> load on the server. I have never been a fan of PCAnywhere.
>
> VNC: http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/
> </SNIP>
>
>
>
>
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> John H. Sawyer
> Computer Support Specialist
> Environmental Horticulture Dept
> University of Florida
> jsawyer@ufl.edu
> 352-846-2581
>