[ubuntu-uk] ssh

Jon Spriggs jon at sprig.gs
Fri Aug 31 16:52:24 UTC 2012


Also, ensure you've got the OpenSSH package installed.
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Jon "The Nice Guy" Spriggs


On 31 August 2012 14:03, Simon Greenwood <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:

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>
> On 31 August 2012 13:51, Norman Silverstone <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
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>> On 31/08/12 12:11, Simon Greenwood wrote:
>>
>>> On 31 August 2012 12:07, Norman Silverstone <norman at littletank.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>  I am setting up a new router and I wonder if there is anything I need to
>>>> do so that my son may access my computer should I require of help.
>>>> Thanks in advance
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Broadly speaking, if he needs ssh access you will probably need to
>>> forward
>>> a port on the router to your computer. By default this is port 22, and
>>> there will probably be a preset for it. However, you might want to
>>> consider
>>> additional security by opening a different port, which reduces the
>>> incidence of port scanning. Check with your son first.
>>>
>>
>> This seemed to be quite straightforward but, like so many things I try to
>> do, I am stuck. Is there some magic involved in making port forwarding
>> work? I followed the instruction in the router's manual, I read and tried
>> things I found in Google but, as far as I could tell, the port did not
>> open. Perhaps some kind person could point me to where I might find the
>> answer to my dilemma.
>>
>
> It's often hard to tell from the inside, what is the router make and
> model. If you wish, give me your IP address (off the list for security's
> sake) and I will test it for you.
>
> s/
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