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From "Victor Trac" <victor.t...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Can apache and ssh share port 80?
Date Sun, 02 Apr 2006 10:08:08 GMT
You can get around this by making SSH listen to 443, as the military
firewall will allow 443 (https) outbound.  Another option is to set up
another box to listen to 80 as a proxy to the http server.  However, having
ssh listen to both 22 and 443 would be the easiest solution.

Cheers.

On 4/1/06, Jon Snow <jsnow27@gatesec.net> wrote:
>
>
> Bob,
>
> The real question you should be asking is why you would even contemplate
> tunnelling through the paranoid firewall of a military base?
>
> How about buying a dial up link and use their phone, or get them to
> provide a
> stand alone internet connected workstation, then show them the site and
> make
> modifications through that? If they want you to make real time
> modifications
> while you are there they need to provide you with the resources.
>
> Regards,
> Jon
>
>
>
> On Saturday 01 April 2006 08:09, nolty@cecosstream.com wrote:
> > Hi all --
> >
> > I have a linux box running several websites using apache.  Elsewhere,
> > I have a client on a military base.  When I am at the client's site
> > using their network, their paranoid firewall drops just about
> > everything in the world except port 80.  This means I can show them
> > their website when I am there, but I can't log on and make changes to
> > the website.  Obviously, this makes development very cumbersome,
> > especially since they are 60 miles from my office.
> >
> > I would be interested in any ideas about how I could use port 80 to
> > log on to the machine.  Currently, I only allow logins via ssh on port
> > 22.
> >
> > Ideally, I wish there were some kind of apache directives I could use
> > so that httpd would continue to monitor port 80, and if it gets a
> > connection that does not look like http or https, it would forward the
> > bits to port 22.  But I doubt that is possible.
> >
> > Alternatively, I wondered if I could write a simple Perl program that
> > would monitor port 80; if it got a connection that looked like http or
> > https it would forward it to apache (perhaps on port 81) and otherwise
> > it would forward it to ssh (perhaps on port 22).
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Bob
> >
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