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Re: Remote access

From: Scott Rouse <grim76_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 14 2011 - 04:32:23 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Oct 14, 2011 12:13 AM, "KC8LDO" <kc8ldo@arrl.net> wrote:
>
> Is there a way to use ssh to get through a firewall for remote access to a
> system? The situation I'm looking at is a Fedora system sitting behind a
> company firewall, which I have no control over, that I wish to gain access
> to by logging into it over the Internet from a remote computer. In other
> words the connection is initiated from outside of the firewalled company
> network.
>
> What I'm thinking is using ssh to forward a port, 3389, to another
computer
> on my own private network (also behind a firewall and NAT router) at home
> acting as a middle man. Then from another computer, lets say at a hotel,
> logging in to the same computer on my private home network and have it
pass
> traffic bidirectionaly between the two end point computers.
>
> Is this something than can be done using ssh and if so how? I would also
> like to have the remote Fedora system connection to the middle man
computer
> remain even if the remote computer is not connected.
>
> Regards,
>
> Leland C. Scott
> KC8LDO
>
> "The most reliable components
> are the ones you leave out."
>
> Gordon Bell, father of the
> minicomputer at DEC.
>
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There are many companies that would frown upon doing what you are
proposing. I would suggest that you talk to your network/firewall admin and
see if they will make an allowance for you.

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