Author: Stephen K Language: text
Description: Reverse SSH as Poor-Man's VPN Timestamp: 2017-11-27 12:59:11 +0000
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  1. Hey Guys,
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  3. I want to start out saying I am sorry to see Dan leave. You have been an incredible source of information and news.
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  5. To my question. I am going to be making some changes to my home network and how I access my devices. Currently, if I am outside my network I use Chrome Remote Desktop to access a Windows 10 machine that is always running (running some Windows only applications - they don't work at all in WINE).
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  7. This setup works well enough, but I want to try and remove my dependency on Google to access things on my LAN. I recently started playing with reverse SSH connections and was wondering if I could use this in conjunction with a Digital Ocean Droplet. Ideally I would like the setup where I could have server.example.com point to the DO droplet and home.example.com would bring my to my home server (Ubuntu Mate running ssh and X2Go). Is there any way to keep the reverse ssh connection up (and reconnect to it after an internet outage, not that uncommon in my area).
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  9. I guess I need to know if this would be reliable enough where I can access things on my LAN (this would mostly be security cameras and accessing media and other items on my NAS). And is there a way so that I don't need to treat my DO droplet as a jump box (SSH'ing to the DO droplet and then in the droplet SSH'ing to into my home server). Thanks guys.
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