Re: Contacting a linux box behind a vicious cable internet firewall?
At 5:20 PM +1000 8/17/02, Mitchell Smith wrote:
>Here is a neet little app that sounds like it will do what you want.
Didn't appear to - maybe I wasn't specific enough. But thanks for the
effort of replying.
As it turns out, SSH allows me to do exactly what I need using the -R
option (reverse proxy).
http://www.roaringpenguin.com/slides/ssh.pdf was the resource that
explained it in a way I could understand. :^)
Now I can ssh into my debian box at my mother-in-laws place, behind that
nasty cable ISP firewall. :^)
>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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>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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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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