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Old 10-03-2004, 08:46 PM   #1
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accessing an internal network via internet

Is there a way to access a computer on a local network via the internet (i.e. access an ftp server at on the local network via the host at on the internet)? I would assume that I would have to change my routing somhow to reach the local computer via the host, but don't know how. I won't need access to any other computers on the network besides that one. The computer on the local network is currently running winbloze, but I could install Cygwin on it if I would need to use a Linux application to allow this.
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Use port forwarding for the type of request its listening for. If its FTP, forward port 21 to that internal local IP... and so on.. etc.


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