Re: Remote Admin of DMZ

From: brian_carpio@csgsystems.com
Date: 11/20/01


Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 10:19:14 -0700 (MST)
From: brian_carpio@csgsystems.com
To: Matt Hemingway <matt@supplyedge.com>
Subject: Re: Remote Admin of DMZ
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.40.0111201018220.8407-100000@sylvester.co.csgsystems.com>


We have done this allready here you go:

---------------- Start vnc_gui.ksh ----------------

PROG="`basename $0`"
USAGE="$PROG: system"

[ $# -ne 1 ] && echo $USAGE && exit 1
SYS=$1
DISP=`uname -n`

SSPATH=/opt/vnc/3.3.3r2/bin
ssh $SYS $SSPATH/vnc-rc start
sleep 3
ssh -f -L 5901:$DISP:5900 $SYS &
vncviewer $SYS:1
ssh $SYS $SSPATH/vnc-rc stop
echo "DONE"
exit 0

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Brian Carpio
CSG Systems Inc.
Open Systems Unix System Admin

x3317
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On Mon, 19 Nov 2001, Matt Hemingway wrote:

> If you can tunnel VNC through SSH that would be pretty secure. I don't know
> of any applications off hand that will do that though (although I remember
> Terraterm having those capabilities).
>
> -Matt
>
> p.s. if you want REAL secure.......install linux. :-)
>
> On Monday 19 November 2001 14:17, Matt LYNCH wrote:
> > I have been given the task of administering a web server contained within a
> > DMZ. I am OK with the admin side of things but would prefer for time
> > reasons to be able to remotely administer this machine. I have always used
> > PCAnywhere, VNC and the MMC. But I now cannot use these due to the security
> > risk. Does anyone else remote admin inside a DMZ and if so how??
> >
> > All machine are NT 4.0, I use a W2K desktop. (Free would be nice, but I am
> > also interested if there are commercial solutions available).
> >
> > Thanks in advance
> >
> > Matt
>