travis at snowpatch.net
Sun Feb 22 19:05:49 UTC 2004
On Sun, 2004-02-22 at 13:37, James Drabb wrote:
> Do you know if this will work with a standard corporate firewall? The
> MS Admins where I work block SSH but let Telnet!
> Looking at the OpenVPN expample they have this simple setup:
> On may:
> openvpn --remote june.kg --dev tun1 --ifconfig \
> 10.4.0.1 10.4.0.2 --verb 9
> On june:
> openvpn --remote may.kg --dev tun1 --ifconfig \
> 10.4.0.2 10.4.0.1 --verb 9
> The problem with this is that I want to have a VPN from my home network
> to my corporate desktop. The work desktop does not have an Internet
> addressable IP/name. My home PC has a dynamic IP although I use
> dydns.org so I can always get to it. So how would I enter the --remote
> name/IP for my corporate desktop from home?
> I guess I could use SSH on another port, though a VPN would have more
> utility and let me mount samba shares from my home FC1 desktop to my
> work FC1 desktop.
> Jim Drabb
You could look at the August 2003 issue of Linux Journal. There is a
solution to a similar problem solved using a program called vtun.
As for tunneling SMB through SSH, it works.
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