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Posted: 8/31/2005 5:20:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/31/2005 6:09:29 PM EDT
if the computers are using windows at the office. setup remote desktop on your home pc if it has XP home or pro. forward port 3389 to your system at the house. then install the software if your not running xp at work link


can't help you with linux..... maybe someone else can

Link Posted: 8/31/2005 10:27:50 PM EDT
Look up ssh port forwarding. Can be done via command line.
Link Posted: 9/1/2005 2:48:49 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/1/2005 7:04:42 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/1/2005 7:07:20 AM EDT
httptunnel maybe?
Link Posted: 9/1/2005 9:04:32 AM EDT

Originally Posted By -brass-:

Originally Posted By simple_in_seattle:
Look up ssh port forwarding. Can be done via command line.

ssh is blocked, so it needs to be https only.

They have it tight.

Doesn't mean you can't run SSH or SSHD on a different port.
Link Posted: 9/1/2005 2:37:29 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/2/2005 3:48:14 AM EDT
here's the simplest solution: JUST GET BACK TO WORK
Link Posted: 9/2/2005 3:54:34 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/3/2005 7:21:21 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/3/2005 7:24:52 PM EDT
Wish I could help you.

Link Posted: 9/4/2005 7:12:41 AM EDT

Originally Posted By -brass-:
What is a relatively "quick n easy" remote proxy in a box?

Something similar to www.proxify.com

App that gives you a "sub-browser" from within your browser, without any need to install software on the machine used? (including Java, but if that is all there is, let me know about it...)

Picture a large office.

Main office "outlet" doesn't allow access to certain sites, one of which being a VPN w/https login which is needed, but may be used anywhere without software installed.

Kinda like the people here who want to surf ARF from work. Same situation, very very slightly "tweaked" reason.


I'm not sure this will fit your needs and I am assuming you are using a Linux box at home that you want to remotely access for browsing purposes.

I have a similar situation at my work except the standard SSH port 22 is open. In my case I use FreeNX which is similar to Remote Desktop but much more bandwidth effecient like Citrix to acess my home boxes. From their browsing from my home computer is trivial.

FreeNX uses SSH as the protocol encrypting traffic. You need to install the server side on your Linux based home computer and configure it accordingly. There are Linux and Windows clients and I strongly recommend the NoMachine client. If port 22 is blocked at your office simply setup SSH on your home box for one of the ports opened on the firewall and adjust your FreeNX client accordingly.
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 8:13:34 AM EDT
Most VNC clients feature a webserver/java client so you can access it via a browser. Just download tightvnc and run it on 443 on your home machine, then use the webbrowser on that machine to go whereever you need.
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 8:20:39 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 7:02:22 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 8:16:31 PM EDT
Squid is relatively easy to turn on. Just make sure you don't let the whole world in, limit it to a few IPs!

Can you get another IP, and bind SSH only to that ip's port 80 or 443?
Link Posted: 9/4/2005 8:18:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By -brass-:

Originally Posted By simple_in_seattle:
Look up ssh port forwarding. Can be done via command line.

ssh is blocked, so it needs to be https only.

They have it tight.

Dude, if SSH is blocked, but https is not, use port 442!
Link Posted: 9/13/2005 5:03:29 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/13/2005 7:46:15 PM EDT
Use port 443, that is secure data for web traffic. You should encrypt your telnet, ssh, whatever and use that port. That way your bored network admin doesn't see something out of the ordinary as fast. Sniffers and such will eventually be your downfall. Use only when necessary.

The other good things is you can remote access your files from anywhere in the world with a connection if you know what you are doing. I use a Linux Box with ssh to access my home network and connect to my Windows 2003 server to access the files. I also use it for accessing the web with my home ISP.

As I said above, depending on the length of logs kept, eventually a pattern will emerge of you going to the ip of your home machine. If you cant change your home ip on a semi-normal basis, your bored netowork admin is going to track down what program on his network is talking normally to this one ip.


I'll have to find the link that I used to set it up. do a search on ssh, fish, openshh, and learn, but, you could lose YOUR JOB if you do this.

Link Posted: 9/13/2005 7:57:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/13/2005 8:00:15 PM EDT by DragonRider]
Here is a link to help explain it and give you ideas on how to do it. Good Luck.



You will need a seperate computer at home, either linux or windows. I use a linux box. You will need to set port forwarding on your router.

I do not recomend using the surf at work websites. again, the links will appear in the logs and will eventually lead to the site being blocked and traced to your computer being used to access it.

If all of the above is too much. I recomend hopster.com and choose the $4.00 a month plan.

Link Posted: 9/14/2005 2:58:17 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/14/2005 5:41:04 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/14/2005 5:47:12 AM EDT by stator]
Use stunnel to SSH into Squid. You can use any one of those three ports you mentioned by using a dedicated PC running the stunnel client.

So you would have something like this:

Regular PC surfing the web ---->
Stunnel client PC configured to forward 3128 via 443 to an IP outside of the firewall ---->
<----- firewall/Public Internet ----->
Linksys NAT router, have 443 forwarded into the IP of the stunnel server --->
Stunnel Server configured to receive packets on 443 and send them out via 3128/IP of Squid Proxy ->
Squid Proxy server.

Away you go.

You can use the same scheme for your bean counting lady friend. It is called tunnelling in the network world. Stunnel creates the tunnel and also encrypts. I've used it for R&D folks to exchange files with vendors. Also use it for remote desktop for some of our server support personnel.

The key is the restrictions that your firewall places on who can originate.

You can find stunnel at stunnel.org

Finally, be aware of your company's standard of business conduct and what that entails for network security. This could be considered as bypassing corporate network security policies which could put you at risk of termination.

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