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Firewall Piercing mini-HOWTO

François-René Rideau,

v0.92, 15 July 2001

Directions for using ppp over ssh or telnet so as to do network stuff transparently through an Internet firewall. Also applies to VPN construction.

1. Stuff

2. Introduction

3. Understanding the problem

4. Secure solution: piercing using ssh

5. Unsecure solution: piercing using telnet

6. Routing

7. Reverse piercing

8. Final notes

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