reaching a server behind a NAT
christopher.svanefalk at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 18:45:57 UTC 2011
On 09/05/2011 05:55 PM, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Mon, 05 Sep 2011 17:20:28 +0200
> Christopher Svanefalk wrote:
>> I want to be able to reach the NAS from the internet. However, trying to
>> do so (including attempts to bind to specific ports on the NAS) simply
>> do not work, and I cannot tell why.
> Sometimes it depends on where you are coming from as well. I know
> at work the IT department got all paranoid and blocked just about
> every outgoing port except http and https, so to ssh in to my
> home box, I taught my router's firewall to forward incoming https
> requests to ssh on my home system, and now as long as I tell
> ssh to use the right port number, I have no problem getting
> into my home system from work. Silly, but functional :-).
Not sure how I could do this over my home router though. I am pretty
sure it runs Linux of some sort (got a GPL notice in the box), so it
might be worth seeing if I can haxx my way to a terminal somewhere.
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