Re: Reverse SSH tunelling

From: Kyle Maxwell (
Date: 08/27/04

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    Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 12:09:14 -0500
    To: Raistlin Majere <>

    On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 22:50:54 -0400, Raistlin Majere <> wrote:
    > I need some advice .. I have a situation where about fifty servers will
    > be located in fifty sites that cannot allow services to be hosted. These
    > servers will be in private network space behind firewalls. I can use
    > them to 'scp' files out to a common home base server, but sometimes I
    > need to access a command line console on these servers. I am thinking of
    > having a hourly cron job ssh out to my home base server and leaving that
    > tunnel open so that I can access that console, but am looking for the
    > specific way of doing this. Security os pf the utmost concern, so I need
    > some sort of encrypted tunnel, hence the thought of ssh, but I don't
    > know how to do this 'reverse' tunnel... I was also thinking of a 'free
    > swan' vpn tunnel ..

    Look at something like or Google
    for "reverse netcat" and similar. You can still tunnel through ssh or
    use cryptcat for security.

    Kyle Maxwell

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