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SSH Tunneling On Android

Aug 05, 2010, 00:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shantanu Goel)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"If you want to have a secure browsing environment or just want to access your home network securely without exposing extra services to the internet and without the mess that comes with setting up and maintaining a VPN server, ssh tunneling is your rescuer. In this post, I'll tell you how to setup an ssh tunnel to your home network easily. Also look for some bonus tips at the end ;)

"This article assumes that you have already installed and setup a ssh server (you can probably use openssh). Also, it assumes that the ssh server is accessible from the internet (i.e. you have appropriately forwarded the port on which ssh server is running). I'd also recommend that if you do not have a static IP for your home network, then sign up for a dynamic DNS service (I use dyndns.org) so that you can access your home network easily by using a domain name (e.g. myserver.dyndns.org) from outside."

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