[Pauldotcom] best way to run graphical BT4 from a server
dninja at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 07:13:41 UTC 2009
2009/7/28 Dale Stirling <dale at puredistortion.com>:
> Xen will work for full virtulisation and run Backtrack (haven't tested).
> Xen delivers it Graphical interface over VNC. though you can set up TLS
> support for these connections.
I'll be only allowing access to it through a VPN but would probably
stick TLS on as well if available.
So, half expecting to start a war here, Xen vs VirtualBox for this
setup? I've personally ruled out vmware server just because it was
always sluggish compared to VirtualBox and I really didn't like the
browser thing they came up with.
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 9:04 AM, Robin Wood <dninja at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/7/27 Nick Drage <nickd at funkyjesus.org>:
>> > On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 10:54:50PM +0100, Robin Wood wrote:
>> >> I'm building a server that is going to go into a data centre and I
>> >> want to some kind of virtual machine software, probably either
>> >> VirtualBox or Xen, and in that I'd like to run BT4. What is my best
>> >> option to get a full BT4 X session back to my linux desktop?
>> > I can't speak for Xen, although I know someone to ask if no-one here can
>> > help... which I suspect is extremely unlikely ;)
>> > For Virtualbox, Look at VRDP, which I would expect you can port forward
>> > over SSH. The "--vrddport" and "--vrdpaddress" options should be used
>> > here.
>> I like Virtualbox so would rather go with that so I'll have a look at
>> VRDP and see what it offers.
>> > BTW, if you use VMWare Server instead watch your firewalling, IIRC
>> > it opens several listening ports whether you want it to or not.
>> I tried it and didn't like it, didn't seem a patch on VirtualBox last
>> time I gave it a go.
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