[RDD] using ssh as desktop helpdesk in trblshooting RD problems

Fred Gleason fredg at paravelsystems.com
Mon Nov 12 13:21:24 EST 2012

On Nov 12, 2012, at 12:09 44, VE4PER/ Andy wrote:

> Has anyone used ssh connection to actually view a remote desktop as a 
> way to see and trblshoot w/s problems?

Not by itself, but in conjunction with an X server it can be done.  For operation over distant links where limited bandwidth is an issue, Karl Runge's 'SSVNC' package provides powerful tools for utilizing VNC over both ssh and ssl connections.  You can find it at:


We ship this integrated as part of the Broadcast Appliance.  It works very, very well.


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