[kwlug-disc] Is there a way that I can https Proxy into my lan's http pages?

Colin K colin at void11.com
Tue Sep 13 18:09:56 EDT 2011

Maybe I'm just crazy I'll just enforce some good rules in my firewall maybe
and just not connect from strange computers.

On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 5:52 PM, Colin K <colin at void11.com> wrote:

> its not often that I'm at a web terminal where I cant use a thumb drive to
> access my own network but the trick is I would have to be carrying this
> physical hardware on me OR configure the persons web browser both are things
> that I'm trying to avoid.
> Its generally a best case scenario of my worst case scenario.  A reverse
> proxy sounds like it might be a good way to go as long as I can find a way
> to authenticate before being able to use it.
> I do definitely appreciate the advice for ssh tunneling though it will be
> good for archival purposes.  Im not really looking for full vpn solutions as
> I can already basically ssh in if I need something higher function but this
> is more for just mild maintenance and trivial work. Basically I still want
> the functionality of the web apps from the WWW side of things just less
> insecure.
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 5:34 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
>> I've done this by carrying a usb key with my favourite stuff.
>> (e.g. ssh + cygwin1.dll + ssh_config, in a directory, or putty, plus
>> whatever other useful stuff I can think of that fits.) Means I don't have to
>> reboot their system.
>> You could also carry a livecd or a liveusb key - you reboot their system,
>> but it never touches their hard drive. (And if you partition your key, and
>> perhaps even if not, you can put this stuff on one side, and the above stuff
>> on the other.)
>> I've used this to ssh home then tunnel through it to my systems with vnc.
>> [Doing some of what John's message suggests, but he says it better.] e.g.
>> From Conestoga college, library, etc.
>> If you have a PDA, don't know if there's something in there you might find
>> useful. e.g. You could ssh home, just not sure you'd want to from a pda. But
>> could be useful for a quick log in to tail a log file or see if someone's
>> dropped a file you were waiting for. Tethering?
>> Particularly helpful has been:
>> - http://portableapps.com/
>> - http://www.pendrivelinux.com/
>> Colin K wrote, On 09/13/2011 4:43 PM:
>>  I'm trying to set up something that is computer agnostic so that I dont
>>> have
>>> to change people's systems much in order to access my own network when im
>>> without my laptop.
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