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Old 03-10-2005, 03:46 AM   #1
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SSH port redirect (private ip problem)

Hi everyone,

I have some trouble to access my router's configuration page from the outside. I can easily connect to localhost by doing (as root) ssh mydomain -L80:router:80 -l user (root isn't allowed to connect). This works fine, the true problem is that the router's login page redirects me (when I remember my password ) to (the router's private ip), that my machine cann't absolutely not connect to from outside the network.

So that's it, how can I tell my machine that it has it's dhcp'ed address AND (so that the communication will go through the tunnel)? I tried to modify my /etc/hosts, but I couldn't do something good.


Old 03-10-2005, 05:17 AM   #2
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Probably the easiest way is to add an alias to your own (outside computer's) loopback device with the router address:
ifconfig lo add

I haven't actually tried it but the theory sounds good.


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