LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 02-01-2006, 01:10 PM   #1
GPF
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2006
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Need web based terminal services


I'm using Red Hat 9 as a telnet server to connect users to a terminal session that then allows them to configure routers and switches through the console port.

This works quite well inside my classroom, but I'm currently attempting to teach at another business. They have no local control of their firewall, and it's going to take a committee and too much time to get port 23 opened to talk to my telnet server.

What I want to do is have the users connect to the Red Hat box using their browser and port 80. When they hit the page, I want to feed them a standard terminal session inside that page. I don't need graphics, just the text-based session. They would then log on and start up minicom on the RH box which would connect them to their machines.

VNC would be more than I would need. They don't need a graphical session, just a pure terminal connection. How would I accomplish this feat?
 
Old 02-01-2006, 04:52 PM   #2
Finlay
Senior Member
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: Seattle
Distribution: Slackware ?-14.1
Posts: 1,029

Rep: Reputation: 47
why not use ssh or plink to forward port 23 through ssh2 server?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
User based Authentication in Squid instead of Terminal based. TSK2000 Linux - Software 1 12-30-2005 02:22 AM
LXer: The Office-free life: Surviving on free Web-based services alone LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 12-22-2005 05:01 AM
web-based terminal?... breezewax Linux - Networking 10 10-09-2004 06:45 PM
TightVNC Ver terminal Services.. also looking for terminal Services for linux 2782d4 Linux - Security 3 05-20-2004 02:30 AM
from a gui-based s/w to a web-based app h/w Programming 0 04-13-2004 02:07 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:04 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration