[stunnel-users] Use stunnel through firewall for home Web server?
michael.renner at gmx.de
Sat Jan 24 10:37:38 CET 2009
On Friday 23 January 2009, Bill Eldridge wrote:
> Tom Shaw wrote:
ok, let's recapitulate:
you have to use SSL, not ssh
you can not use port forward
there is no 'reverse mode' in stunnel
An other alternative with stunnel is to use a SSL-VPN. This encapsulate a ppp
network in a SSL (here: stunnel) connection. It has much more features as you
* it is SSL
* it is under your control
google will help you to find instructions . There is also an exellent
book "Building Linux Virtual Private Networks" that I bought last week ;-)
> > At 7:46 PM +0100 1/23/09, Bill Eldridge wrote:
> >> Michael Renner wrote:
> >>> On Friday 23 January 2009, Bill Eldridge wrote:
> >>>> I was interested in whether there's a simple
> >>>> way to have stunnel redirect traffic from a public Web browser/port
> >>>> to my home Web browser behind my DSL firewall
> >>>> (no ports opened/forwarded for incoming connections on the router,
> >>>> only outgoing-initiated)
> >>> Moin,
> >>> it is not clear to what you want to do. From a public web browser to
> >>> your home
> >>> web browser?
> >>> Can you clarify your setup?
> >> As an example if I run Apache on my home machine, I'd like it to
> >> start the tunnel when
> >> I turn it on, have it automatically set up stunnel to a Linux box I
> >> have on the public net,
> >> and have anything to port 8090 on the Linux box get passed to my home
> >> machine 8080.
> > Easier to use ssh to port forward in this instance, IMHO. But why?
> > Seems like just port mapping on the NAT router would work just as well
> > and with no different effect on security.
> Because I won't be able to add ssh or access the router in a number of
> cases where I need this,
> but I believe I'll have access to stunnel in many/most cases. Necessity
> is the mother of invention.
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