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Creating a HTTP Tunnel to a remote NX Ubuntu 10.04 desktop through an ISA proxy

Jun 11, 2010, 08:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Casperson)

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"Tunneling through the internet has become all the rage ever since people could get faster and cheaper connections to remote networks using VPNs than they could with direct dial in modem connections. Tunneling basically involves wrapping the packets sent between two computers inside additional packets that can be easily passed around on the internet. This can be done for security (the inner packets can be encrypted), routing (with the inner packets targeting PC's that don't have a public IP address), or, as is the case with the example that will be presented here, working around the limitations of a firewall or proxy."

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