A simple way to maintain a static web presence?

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 14:59:45 MST 2013


I went with guacamole actually and it's quick enough for what i need.
I have encryption and compression both set to max and the tomcat
instance is serving it over SSL.
But thanks for the advice!

On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 1:35 PM, Chris <plug.org at 2nerds.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 12:16 AM, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> So I've decided to go with an RDP or VNC tunneled over SSH.
>>
>
> If you happen to use TightVNC's vncviewer and your desktop seems painfully
> slow over vnc, be mindful of the encoding method negotiated by the server
> and client.
>
> I've been running vnc sessions over ssh tunnels for years and suffered for
> many moons before I noticed that "raw" is vncviewer's default encoding
> method for local connections--which an ssh tunnel appears to be.  Raw is
> great for real local connections because it avoids useless
> compression/decompression overhead, but it's about the worst possible
> choice for a vnc session that goes over a network.  (This information is in
> the man page but it's buried so deep that I didn't notice it for a
> painfully long time.)
>
> When running over a tunneled connection, I now launch vncviewer with the
> "-encodings copyrect tight" option, which forces it to prefer encoding
> algorithms that are the defaults for non-local connections.
>
> Not sure if this applies to vnc clients other than TightVNC.
>
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