Re: Contacting a linux box behind a vicious cable internet firewall?
- To: "Andy Gardner" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: Contacting a linux box behind a vicious cable internet firewall?
- From: "Mitchell Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2002 17:20:56 +1000
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Here is a neet little app that sounds like it will do what you want.
It will connect to a trusted host and then you can connect to a port on that
trusted host from a 3rd computer and get redirected back in to the firewall
one. Hmm, I probably havn't explained it very well, but check it out
Hope this helps.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andy Gardner" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2002 1:48 PM
Subject: Contacting a linux box behind a vicious cable internet firewall?
> OK. I have a debian machine on a cable internet connection and I want to
> ssh into it from the outside.
> Currently can't do it. The Cable ISP blocks ALL ICMP traffic which
> certainly doesn't help.
> My first thought is to set the machine up to punch a stunnel connection
> through to dedicated server in a fixed location. Then I ssh into that
> dedicated server (to a special port #) and that get me connected to the
> firewalled box.
> Is this the best way to go?
> The cable ISP refreshes DHCP leases regularly - can stunnel handle the
> change in IP # OK?
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
> Andrew P. Gardner
> barcelona.com stolen, stmoritz.com stays. What's uniform about the UDRP?
> We could ask ICANN to send WIPO a clue, but do they have any to spare?
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