What is VNC Server ?
- VNC is Virtual network computing server software.
- VNC stands for Virtual Network Computing. It is, in essence, a remote display system which allows you to view a computing Linux environment not only on the machine where it is running, but from anywhere on the Internet and from a wide variety of machine architectures.
- We use VNC viewer to connect VNC Server (Linux) which we want to manage.
- This package is an enhanced version of VNC including TightVNC allowing it to be optimized to work over slow network connections such as low-speed modem links so you can work remotely almost in real time in most environments.
Basic Knowledge about VNC Server
- VNC system includes a client, a server and a communication protocol.
- VNC server is the program on the Linux server that will be shared its screen.
- VNC client (viewer) is the program that watches, controls with VNC server.
- VNC protocol is simple, based on one graphic primitive from server to client.
- VNC by default use TCP port 5900.
- VNC is a RFB protocol and it’s not a secure protocol so we need set difficult passwords.
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