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Hopefully this is easier to solve than I think.

I have two computers [A, B]. A cannot start network connections to B, but B can start network connections to A. This is because of some firewall and port issues.

I frequently ssh from B to A using port 61001 on A. ssh user@A -P 61001. I even have passwordless login working between them via shared ssh public keys.

Is there a way I can allow a user on A to view a VNC session of a user of B?

I was thinking maybe VNC can connect from B to A via an SSH tunnel and push B's display. Is this possible?

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Yes, there are several VNC clients that permit tunnelling, and also allow you to share the physical/console Xsession remotely e.g. ssvnc

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