Spy on windows users?

Michael Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Tue Aug 2 11:53:26 MDT 2005


On Tue, 2005-08-02 at 11:30 -0600, Kimball Larsen wrote:
> We have need to install some software on some winderz boxen here at  
> work to monitor usage.  We have cygwin installed, and I was wondering  
> if anyone out there knows of any solution that is
> 
>      a) better than VNC (totally transparent to the user)
>      b) runs from w/in cygwin
>      c) free?
> 

You want VNC.  No really.  Just turn off the tray icon (google for this)
so that it doesn't display anything when you connect.  Then you can ssh
into cygwin, start and stop vnc as a service and spy away.  We use this
for maintenance purposes in our department with great success.

Michael


> Thanks!
> 
> -- Kimball 
> 
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