Erlang distribution through firewalls
Mon Jan 19 00:58:27 CET 2004
Vance Shipley wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 06:49:12PM +0000, Sean Hinde wrote:
> } Notwithstanding the advice not do do this I sometimes see situations
> } where excessive use of firewalls makes this necessary.
> Exactly. What I want to do is to work around the limitations
> put in place between me and my nodes. I administer the nodes
> but I do not administer the firewall(s). The only thing
> available is port 22 SSH. With SSH you can do port forwarding.
Might it also be possible to setup a small VPN by using PPP/SSH to
connect the nodes? Along with the appropriate routes you could then
just ignore the existence of the firewall.
Andrae Muys <>
Engineer Braintree Communications
"Now, allowing captured continuations to be inspected and altered at
runtime (including binding mutation, complete rebinding of scopes,
and call tree mutation)... *that* is really evil. And, I should
point out, quite useful." - Dan Sugalski
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