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Stupid sysadmin question even stupider answer

Install the f--ing software, I didn't have the software installed, duh! :=

On 11/04/2009 04:28 PM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> Basically, let me be more specific. As I mentioned in my previous post,=

> Putty works fine for our purposes, and our IT department either in New
> York or Toronto provision the laptops. If it were my decision, I would
> have Linux on the laptops. The issue is simple:
> The user wants to be able to set up an icon on the desktop and use
> exceed to connect using one of its protocols. Since we are in a
> reasonably secure VPN environment, what would work best is if I were to=

> enable either an rlogin, rsh, or rexec daemon on one or some of our RHE=
> 5.2 servers. We set it up once on one of our servers, but I think it wa=
> running RHEL 4 at the time. (It also might be that I didn't install
> those daemons when I installed RHEL5.2, but I have not checked the medi=
> yet).
> On 11/04/2009 03:15 PM, John Abreau wrote:
>  =20
>> When I provision laptops for my coworkers, I include both PuTTY
>> and Mocha X11.
>> Mocha X11 runs in the system tray on XP, and provides a rootless
>> X11 server, so X clients act like regular Win32 windows. PuTTY
>> is an ssh client, and if you enable its X11 settings, it finds and use=
>> the Mocha X11 server transparently.
>> I haven't checked if it supports fancy features like XDMCP, so maybe
>> there are features that Exceed provides that Mocha and PuTTY don't.
>> But I'd suggest trying Mocha first, before fighting to make Exceed use=

>> ssh. Last time I tried to get Excheed working with ssh, it was a major=

>> pain in the posterior. Although that was almost 10 years ago...
>>    =20

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