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Secure remote firewall administration via SSH

Aug 05, 2009, 12:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vincent Danen)

"Instead, if there is a system on the inside of the network that you can forward a port to for SSH, you can then SSH into the box and use TCP forwarding to get to the firewall via the inside of the network. This has the advantage of authentication and strong encryption. If the remote firewall has SSH running on it, you do not even need another internal system to SSH into; just SSH into the firewall itself."

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