?
Solved

Program to Monitor Multiple VNC Sessions on Thin Clients

Posted on 2009-04-08
5
Medium Priority
?
1,328 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
Does anybody know of a program that will allow multiple VNC sessions to be monitored at once? This is for a school environment, as we would like to monitor about 30 lab PCs. These are Wyse thin clients that have a small VNC server running on them, so it has to be VNC. (I cannot use another classroom management application.)

I've found this program, but it only allows 25 screens to be seen at once, and it takes up the entire screen. It is also somewhat buggy, so I'm looking for something better, preferably free. If you know of a good paid program (that you can actually speak for from prior use) that would be great, too. http://vncon.chronetal.co.uk/

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:jd_programmer1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 58

Expert Comment

by:tigermatt
ID: 24099472
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:jd_programmer1
ID: 24099861
I just gave that program a try. The only problem that I have with it is that it causes the mice on client PCs to jump around teh screen erratically. Its system for saving/loading class lists is also a little clunky, but that I could deal with.

Thanks for your fast response! Any other ideas?
0
 
LVL 58

Accepted Solution

by:
tigermatt earned 1000 total points
ID: 24100184
That's a shame. It looked like quite a neat bit of kit too!

How about this one? http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/tabbed-remote-desktop-vnc-client-for-windows/

-Matt
0
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:Kechka
Kechka earned 1000 total points
ID: 24104893
I know about http://www.s-code.com/products/vncmanager/ but it's commercial software with many options for managing network.
Have thumbnail view, and can capture screens in specified times.
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:jd_programmer1
ID: 24264666
I sincerely apologize for taking so long to get back to you both. I have tried both programs, and neither is still quite what I'm looking for. Tigermatt's tabbed remote desktop VNC client works somewhat, but it's in tabs, not thumbnails. I was also not able to get the SmartCode VNCManager to work with thumbnail view, and it's commercial.

If either of you know of more solutions, I'd appreciate it. Thank you very much for your help and contributions.

J.D.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many of us in IT utilize a combination of roaming profiles and folder redirection to ensure user information carries over from one workstation to another; in my environment, it was to enable virtualization without needing a separate desktop for each…
Resolve DNS query failed errors for Exchange
How to install and configure Citrix XenApp 6.5 - Part 1. In this video tutorial we have explained step by step installation of Citrix XenApp 6.5 Server on Windows Server 2008 R2 is explained in this video. We have explained the difference between…
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…

718 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question