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Desktop Environment : Install VNC Client : noVNC2015/08/05
Install noVNC which is a VNC Client tool to connect to VNC server via Web Browser.
|||Install some packages and create SSL certificates.|
# install from EPEL
[root@dlp ~]#[root@dlp ~]#
yum --enablerepo=epel -y install novnc python-websockify numpy
openssl req -x509 -nodes -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout /etc/pki/tls/certs/novnc.pem -out /etc/pki/tls/certs/novnc.pem -days 365
Generating a 2048 bit RSA private key ..........................................+++ ..........................................+++ writing new private key to '/etc/pki/tls/certs/novnc.pem' ----- You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated into your certificate request. What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN. There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank For some fields there will be a default value, If you enter '.', the field will be left blank. -----Country Name (2 letter code) [AU]:
State or Province Name (full name) [Some-State]:
Locality Name (eg, city) :
Organization Name (eg, company) [Internet Widgits Pty Ltd]:
Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) :
Common Name (eg, YOUR name) :
# server's FQDN
Email Address :
# admin email
Start VNC Server, refer to here (section ).
This example is based on that "cent" user runs VNC server with 5901 port.
|||Start Websockify with the user who runs VNC server and proxying localhost:5901 on port 6080.|
websockify -D --web=/usr/share/novnc/ --cert=/etc/pki/tls/certs/novnc.pem 6080 localhost:5901
WebSocket server settings: - Listen on :6080 - Flash security policy server - Web server. Web root: /usr/share/novnc - SSL/TLS support - Backgrounding (daemon)
|||Access to the "http://(server's hostname or IP address):6080/" from a client with web browser, then noVNC form is displayed like follows, Login with VNC password.|
|||Just connected. It's possible to operate CentOS on Web browser.|