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Re: indirect nx access?



On Thu, 2009-04-16 at 20:30 -0700, Dave Stevens wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I don't understand how to access my workstation when I'm travelling.
> 
> I have two computers on a router that has a routable address. Port 22  
> and 80 are forwarded to a small underpowered computer hosting a dozen  
> web sites. I can remotely access the cli there using ssh and check for  
> updates and look at the load, which is pretty much all I ever want to  
> do on that computer. Then while logged in on that machine I can ssh to  
> my own workstation which is also on 192.168.0 and get a cli there. But  
> that is almost useless, because I really want to use an x session on  
> that machine so I can check my mail (kmail on F7). I can easily run  
> freenx server on my station but I don't see how I can get in through  
> the publicly accessible machine and tunnel into my station. I  
> basically can not change the server and it doesn't have the horsepower  
> to run a freenx session without seriously degrading the response times  
> for its users.
> 
> So ideally I'd pack around a usb memory stick with a copy of the !m  
> client and then somehow indirectly access my station from some  
> internet cafe. It seems to me that if I can do it with ssh it should  
> be possible to get an x session that way too but I don't know how.
> 
> Ideas? stuff to read?
----
forward a different port from the router to the freenx server on your
own station directly - don't go through the underpowered server. NX
Client allows you to change the port and for that matter, so does
sshd_config on your own station.

Craig


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