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Stupid sysadmin question

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 4:19 PM, Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at> wrote:

> On 11/04/2009 03:13 PM, David Hummel wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at> wrote:
> >
> >> Some of my users want to be able to access our servers directly from
> >> Exceed.
> >>
> > Would it be a stretch to suggest to your users to use Cygwin/X
> > instead?  There should be no issues with ssh connectivity there...
> >
> >
> They currently use putty to connect via ssh, and exceed provides the X
> services. The issue is very specific, the user wants to set up an icon
> on his desktop so he can click it and log in directly through Exceed.
> Additionally, IT installs software on most of the laptops.
> I think you can do that with Xstart and use the Xsession executable to
launch the script. The ssh protocol might be an extra cost add-in for


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