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From Sverrir Berg <>
Subject Re: GSoC'17
Date Fri, 05 May 2017 16:30:27 GMT
Congratulations with the selection!

We at Greenqloud have been using NoVNC as integral part of Qstack until
recently.  We are now using Apache Guacamole
The main reasons for us to switch were Windows support - native RDP support
is required for the Hyper-V Hypervisor.  Other benefits are that it is
written in Java and released under the Apache License.
If you decide to go with NoVNC note that the idea of generating signed
certificates for wss support will not work since no browser accepts self
signed certificates for WebSocket connections (we were using the Python
If you would like further information please send me an email.

Good luck with your project,

On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 3:49 PM, sachin patil <> wrote:

> Hello all,
>            I have been selected for GSoC'17 and would be working on
> CloudStack-9778 <>(
>  Adding a new NoVNC console ).
> The aim of this feature is to make it possible to connect to VM consoles
> using  VNC client called NoVNC in browsers.
> NoVNC console is better than our current customized console. Additional
> features that NoVNC provides over the current customized console include a
> copy/paste functionality, scrollback. NoVNC uses websockets that provides a
> more reliable and secure connections.
> My proposal can be found here
> Bpqanjo/edit
> I have been selected for this project with my mentors Rohit Yadav and Syed
> Ahmed.
> Would like to know about your thoughts/ideas on this project.
> Regards,
> Sachin Patil


Sverrir Á. Berg

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