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Mike Austin <[log in to unmask]>
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Departmental Technology Coordinators <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 16 Mar 2001 09:55:21 -0500
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On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Chris Moran wrote:

> First on the Xwin for MAC... has anyone tried VNC on the MAC. I've never
> tried it, not having regular use of a MAC, but I use it to connect to a
> Mandrake Linux system and It perfoms nicely. And it's free. "Zoo" would
> jsut need vncserver installed

VNC has had several major security holes in recent history, and continues
to be considered a "problem application" by many security experts because
of it's weak authentication scheme.  Probably not something we want to
install on Zoo since we have good alternative X options.

mga.

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