[K12OSN] SME remote access using IE

David Trask dtrask at vcsvikings.org
Wed Dec 7 03:02:03 UTC 2005

Even easier....in remote access panel at the top....set the network and
subnet to and that will allow you access via  

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Tue Dec  6 2005 at 12:22 +0000 wrote:
>On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 11:00, Larry McPherson wrote:
>> I would like to configure my SME box so that I can use IE or Firefox
>for the
>> server-manager, from a remote location - outside the local network.
>> This question is not directly related to K12LTSP - but I was hoping
>> can point me to a how-to.
>First be sure your admin password is not a dictionary word, then enable
>ssh access on the external port through server-manager.
>>From outside use:
>ssh -L980:localhost:980  your_server
> log in as root with the admin password
>point your browser at http://localhost:980
>In the ssh window you can also use 'su - admin' to pop into the console
>menu and exiting from there will drop you back to the root prompt.
>You can also use putty on windows to set up the ssh tunnel
>by going to the tunnel dialog and using 980 local, localhost:980
>as the remote side before connecting.
>You can also enable VPN connections and use a PPTP VPN from a
>windows box outside but the ssh tunnel takes less setup and
>works from anything.

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcsvikings.org

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