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So I want to be able to log into VNC over the internet and I understand I have to forward port 5900.

I have done this but am still having trouble... I'm probably doing this wrong or going about it wrong so I apologize, I only ever use VNC on the local network to aid the family or log into my sig rig when im lazy.

Screens if they might help?






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You'd be a lot better off tunneling VNC through SSH, as it's clear text (aka, when you type in the password to log in, it's clearly visible to anyone within the stream of you and the server).
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Originally Posted by beers View Post
You'd be a lot better off tunneling VNC through SSH, as it's clear text (aka, when you type in the password to log in, it's clearly visible to anyone within the stream of you and the server).
Looking into it now thanks.
   
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Is it a possible to use Teamviewer? It states it is encrypted already. The nice thing about Teamviewer is you don't have to modify firewalls since each host has already contacted the Teamviewer server in the cloud, and has an outbound state entry in the firewall. Now if you are using this for work, and enterprise firewall may require ports to be opened. It all depends on how the security is done at you work.
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