Steven Stern wrote:
|> |> The 58xx ports fire up a java version of the VNC viewer so you can |> use VNC inside a web browser. | | um ... so the 58xx ports are listening specifically only for | java-based VNC viewers that are being invoked from within a browser? | | what you wrote above is a bit confusing since it sounds like you're | saying that the java VNC viewer is running on the *server* side. | It's been a while since I've had it installed, but IIRC, http://server:5801 downloads a java app to the client browser that functions as a vnc viewer. http://www.rhic.bnl.gov/RCF/UserInfo/Software/VNC/vnc.html#java
The point here is that you can connect from any client that has a web browser that supports java applets. You don't need to have installed a vnc client first. You can find similar applets for telnet/ssh connections but you have to set them up under a web service yourself.
-- Les Mikesell [email protected]