Re: connect directly to another computer bypassing firewalls using a third server
On Fri, 19 Apr 2013, green wrote:
> Lars Nooden wrote at 2013-04-19 10:35 -0500:
> > On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 5:00 PM, alberto fuentes <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > A (me) -> Server (overseas) -> B (arbitrary computer in my city)
> > To make a direct connection between A and B with ssh, you need to have at
> > least on of them be publicly available even if the other is blocked behind
> > a firewall.
> nat-traverse is something new (to me at least) that supposedly allows
> a direct connection to be made between 2 systems which are *both*
> behind NAT/masquerading gateways. In this case, the third publicly
> accessible server would not be necessary, and traffic would not be
> required to leave the local area.
That looks like you have to somehow be logged into both hosts and run
nat-traverse on each. But it looks interesting.