[TriLUG] Recommendations for web-based remote terminal?

Mark Kempster mark at kempster.org
Tue Jul 14 12:06:05 EDT 2009

Is there a prescribed best method to discover which ports are open
through a firewall? I mean, short of having a gizmo at home listening
on every port known to human kind, and letting nmap run wild...

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 12:07 PM, Brian McCullough<bdmc at bdmcc-us.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 11:35:49AM -0400, Mark Kempster wrote:
>> I'm hoping to keep apache running on :80 on the machine that I'd like
>> to access ssh-not-on-port-22, so I'm guessing that running an
>> alternate on :80 probably won't work. I did try running it on :8080 at
>> one point, but that didn't seem to work. I suspect firewall rules at
>> $WORK are the blocking culprit.
> Alternatively, aside from agreeing with some of the other suggestions,
> it is possible that 8080 is considered a "well-known" port by your
> firewall, so it is blocking it, whereas you might be able to set up your
> SSHD server on a port like 8022, or 18080 or 18022 without bothering
> them.
> Brian
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