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Old 11-18-2007, 04:43 PM   #1
mantonr
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How do I use my server remotely?


I have a Linux machine set up at home that runs vsftpd in order for my to backup the files on my laptop whilst I'm at university.

What I basically want to do is be able to log on to the machine and be able to use the command line as if I were sitting in front of it, from my laptop at university.

Would it also be possible to incorporate this functionality on startup of the server so that it doesn't have to be manually started?

Thanks
 
Old 11-18-2007, 05:01 PM   #2
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sounds like you want ssh..? should already be running, just check for portforwarding on your router if you have one, and firewall rules.
 
Old 11-19-2007, 01:41 PM   #3
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Where I work we have a mighty firewall which has only ports 80 (or 8080? Well, the http port) and 443 (https) open and does not allow any software to be installed on the local machine. In order to be able to connect to home I found this SSL Explorer which should, as far as I understood, give you a java-based ssh-client which will run from the browser (of course, if you have java installed & enabled). Still have to try it out, but looks promising... .
 
Old 11-20-2007, 03:50 AM   #4
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Do you have public IP for your home PC?.

If yes, you can connect home PC by using SSH from your laptop.

If no, Not possible to login, I hope.
 
  


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