[K12OSN] SME remote access using IE

Larry McPherson lmcpherson at mail.sumner.k12.me.us
Wed Dec 7 17:43:11 UTC 2005

This is even easier ---- THANKS ---- it works flawlessly.


-----Original Message-----
From: k12osn-bounces at redhat.com [mailto:k12osn-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf
Of David Trask
Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2005 10:02 PM
To: Support list for opensource software in schools.
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] SME remote access using IE

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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