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web vnc on port 80?

i have some servers i look after at a different company that i work at.

the place i work have locked down the internet, pretty much only allowing port 80 to work.

i was wondering if there is any web based java client i can navigate to, to establish a vnc connection to these servers. Ive seen a few but they use an activeX which tries to use port 5900 anyway.

if there isnt such a thing, is it possible to set up a vnc server on port 80?

Bryan
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
You could use a VPN utility called Hamachi. It will create a secure VPN connection between the local and remote site and allow all services between the 2 sites such as VNC. No port forwarding is required, and no firewall modifications. It is free and easy to set up:
http://www.hamachi.cc
to run it as a service:
http://www.itsatechworld.com/2006/01/17/hamachi-vpn-solution/
batch file to set up service more easily, see near end of thread.
http://forums.hamachi.cc/viewtopic.php?t=522&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=batch&start=15   
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bryanfordAuthor Commented:
I'll keep that in mind. Ive used that before to do online gaming but was hoping to avoid installing anything else.

I was also hoping to get connected somehow today so I can check some things in the event viewer. I wont be able to install anything until tomorrow.
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
You could also try a third party service such as www.gotomypc.com or www.logmein.com  The latter has a free version. They are designed for a quick setup for remote support and extremely easy to configure.
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carl_legereCommented:
ssh
it allows tunneling via any port you want

your pc's VNC viewer (running on port 5900) -> SSH tunnels 5900 over TCP 80 -> internet <- reverse the process
                                                                                                                                        reach client's VNC

and yes for sure VNC can be running on port 80

your pc's VNC viewer joe.shmoe.com:80 -> internet  <- client's PC with VNC server running on port 80

Plan A is a WHOLE lot more secure
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bryanfordAuthor Commented:
Ive never used SSH before but it looks really good. do you have any links or info on how to set something like that up?
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carl_legereCommented:
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bryanfordAuthor Commented:
seems to work great! thanks!
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