[TAG] More spam than content?
ben at genetikayos.com
Wed Aug 11 21:15:15 MSD 2004
On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 10:10:59AM -0700, Breen Mullins wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 12:52:27PM -0400, Ben Okopnik wrote:
> > > Or you can compose your mail in mutt while you're in the remote shell,
> > > which is what I'm doing at the moment.
> > So am I - but this solution lacks one of my major requirements. I want to
> > have a coherent mail archive of sent+saved mail on my machine, and doing
> > mail remotely makes that a bit problematic. What I'm looking for is a
> > solution that will always let me do that, and this SSH gadget sounds like
> > it.
> Yep. Here's another coolish thing to try with SSH port forwarding.
> If you've got a router on your DSL/cable connection, it probably
> has some sort of remote configuration option. We all know better
> than to open that port to the Internet.
> Instead, forward port 22 to a computer running SSHD. When you need
> to configure your router do it through a tunnel:
> ssh -l bpm -L 8080:192.168.0.1:80 <remote_ip>
> and point your browser to http://localhost:8080. SSH will forward
> the connection to the router's port 80 (this is assuming that the
> router's internal IP is 192.168.0.1). Remote administration the secure
Oh, *NICE* tip. I like this - not that I have such a setup, but I could see
it coming in useful.
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