SSH between computers on LAN

Derek Broughton derek at
Sat Jan 24 02:03:33 UTC 2009

Brian wrote:

> On Fri 23 Jan 2009 at 15:03:44 -0700, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>     I have sshd on this Hardy on my big computer and it works fine when
>> I ssh to it from my laptop with Intrepid. It goes through 2 routers and
>> still works fine. But I can't get it to transfer files between the 2
>> computers.
> Apologies for not answering your question directly but an alternative to
> play with is netcat. See here:
> I had to alter the nc commands slightly and use the -p option to specify
> the port to use.

Netcat is simply the geek's version of telnet.  It's highly insecure, and 
you really shouldn't be running telnet servers if there's any chance that 
somebody outside  your LAN can get to them.

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