Re: VNC and NAT and firewall

From: Fritz (notarealemail_at_at.all)
Date: 08/27/04


Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 08:24:41 +1000

You could do this using SSH tunnels and opening up port 22 forwarded to
your *Nix box.

Check out comp.security.ssh

Ole Jacob Taraldset wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is there any magick that can enable me to access,through VNC or similar, a
> Windows machine which is on a private network (NAT) and behind a couple of
> firewalls from a Linux machine which also is NATed and behind a firewall?
>
> What I'm thinking is that IMs like ICQ, AIM etc does something like this
> because you go through a 3rd server. Is there any solution that would
> enable this for VNC? Any other magick that could fix this? It's not
> possible to open ports on the firewall as that would be against company
> policy.
>
> Regards,
> Ole Jacob
>