[Admin-discuss] tunnel.redbrick

Colm MacCarthaigh colmmacc at redbrick.dcu.ie
Tue Feb 24 20:39:33 GMT 2009


On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 07:56:24PM +0000, Charlie von Metzradt wrote:
> > At the moment tunnel.redbrick is setup with jumpgate to forward  
> > tunnel:80
> > and tunnel:443 to login:22
> >
> > Just wondering if anyone can remember why it was setup this way, as  
> > opposed
> > to just getting minerva to listen for ssh on 80/443?
> 
> As far as I can remember, tunnel.rb brought you to deathray, which  
> was the webserver at the time.

Originally every port on tunnel.rb forwarded to login:22 , so it
had a dedicated IP. Meant a user could probe using NMAP and find
anything at all that might be open for them, some networks allow
bizarre things :-)

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