tunnel across linux and bsd howto

M. Hornung mike at boobaz.net
Sun Dec 30 02:57:26 PST 2001


Some ports may be firewalled at any given time. Students aren't supposed
to be running servers on their dorm computers. You can consider the
"firewall" (router access control lists) a form of protection for those
people who may not be aware that they're running server software on their
computer.

If you wanted to break the rules you would likely find that tcp/5000 would
not be blocked by the router ACLs on dorm subnets.

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On Sat, 29 Dec 2001 at 22:22, Evan Martin wrote:


|On Sat, Dec 29, 2001 at 11:19:56AM -0800, M. Hornung wrote:

|> (not to devalue your educational experience, but) Couldn't you have

|> achieved the same result by setting up an sshd listener on tcp/5000 on

|> your dorm computer?

|

|Some (many?) ports are firewalled (the only exception I know of is

|identd). Is 5000 open?

|

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| Evan Martin

|martine at cs.washington.edu

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