[unisog] security implications of using PCAnywhere on campus network

Steve steve at ucsd.edu
Wed Nov 17 23:51:25 GMT 2004


Rob,

I used to provide pcaw to our users, however, Remote Desktop is
now used instead (and free w/ XP at that).  I think the pcaw 
file transfer is faster, but w/ remote desktop you shouldn't need 
to move files too much.

Even works very well on dialups.

Cheers,

Steve

  > 
  > 
  > We have had a user request PCAnywhere access to our network 
  > from home
  > via the Internet.  Can anyone offer links to resources or personal
  > experiences with this software?  On principal I would prefer not to
  > allow any access beyond email from off campus, but I have 
  > been asked to
  > research this possibility.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  > Thanks.
  > Rob
  > 
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