We've added HTTP based file transfer (up and download) capability to the
stock VNC and improved the user-interface. By extending the existing HTTP
server that is used to serve up the java applet to also allow file transfer
means that no additional ports and/or software needs to be download at the
client side. A "My Files" button is added to the java viewer that opens up a
browser window to your files on the remote computer with a familiar
Give it a try and let me know what you think...
This version also includes a dynamic DNS client so that you can use an
Internet domain name rather than an IP address to connect to your computer
remotely. Early next year, I should have a "standalone" version available.
Stephan A. Edelman
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Angel Castillo" <acastillo@...>
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 11:59 AM
Subject: Vnc and File transfers
> As far as I know there is no other vnc flavor even attempting to include
> file transfers in their vnc. Some people might find it useful some might
> not. Just like the http daemon i think, which I personally don't find all
> that useful, but still it's nice that the have it. I might have used it
> and it's good to know it's there and maybe try it once how to use it. When
> did had to use it, it was a blessing since i didn't had a viewer and i
> need to do one or two clicks on the remote pc. After that i've never had
> use it again, but i still leave the http daemon running on all the
> I supervise.
> As for file transfers, i've had cases in which vnc is the only way i'm
> connect to another pc and a small file is all i need to move from here to
> there or vice versa, even the cut and past feature that is now included
> helped me a lot specially with long command-line commands. I supervise a
> of oracle databases and i would find it very useful to send thru the same
> session a file that has all the commands i wish to run in the remote
> computer, run it and the be able to retrieve a log file of the results.
> do this without connecting any other way. We do this now but we connect
> shared connections, but that works sometimes and sometimes it doesn't.
> I guess that in the end, as long as they don't mess with the current
> functionality of vnc or make it a very much bigger installation program
> it currently is (sometimes i even have users install it and i can talk
> thru the installation as it is right now), i'm all for file transfer in a
> future version.
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