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Old 07-02-2003, 04:28 PM   #1
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remote telnet/ssh


I would like to have remote access to my RH8 box from other windows pcs. I have putty on those windows PCs. I changed the disable=yes to disable=no in the telnet file. I am using a linksys router using DHCP to connect to the internet. I can only access my box within the network. How do I find my IP on my RH8 box to give others access to it? I know my LAN IP but what is my external IP?


And yes I know telnet is insecure...i plan on using ssh very soon.

and advice on this would be great thanx everyone.
 
Old 07-02-2003, 04:33 PM   #2
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use ifconfig in linux to see your ip...
 
Old 07-02-2003, 05:11 PM   #3
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your external ip you can find from sites such as this . However, it probably changes every time you connect to the internet, depending on your isp and their settings. If you're thinking of ssh/telnetting in to your linux box, you're going to have to add another setting line to your router to patch a port through, because I think that your external ip will be that of your router.
hth,
andy
 
Old 07-03-2003, 01:03 AM   #4
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yes, you're going to have to setup port forwarding on your router to forward port 22 to your machines IP address. Presumeably that is 192.168.1.x. Your external IP is your router IP.

Don't bother using telnet. Just setup ssh.
 
  


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