Secure remote access to your desktop

Friday, 5 October 2007, 11:34 AM EST

I had to solve three problems to get everything running properly. First, I have an Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) connection without a fixed IP address, which means my address can change, so I needed to be able to access my machine without knowing its address. Second, I can use SSH, but I know many people try attacks against machines that have the SSH port open, so I didn't want my box to become an open target. Finally, I had heard about NoMachine's NX Free Edition and wanted to try it out, but I had to make sure I did so safely.

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