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VPN-less Remote Control via VNC

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By Bryan Keadle (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Using the VNC Repeater:
The VNC Repeater enables you to open up a single port on your firewall to the VNC Repeater machine (kind of a "gateway" or "proxy"), and use the VNC Viewer to remote control any local machines running the WinVNC Server. To follow are the instructions for this setup.

Download UltraVNC: http://uvnc.com
This "distribution" of the Open Source VNC project includes additional features including other compression algorithms for speed and flexibility, file transfer, chat, and MS Logon authentication, to name a few.

Install the VNC Server on a machine to be remote controlled
(WinVNC Server machine):

Select the necessary properties of WinVNC repeater