Use SSH to create secure tunnels for SFTP, VNC, SVN and Firefox traffic

Monday, 21 April 2008, 4:36 PM EST

This guide will show you how to access a computer located on your home network from outside of your local area network. For the purposes of this guide, letís assume we are trying to access a HOME SERVER such as a Mac Mini located on your home WiFi router. The home computer could just as easily be a Ubuntu, or similarly flavored Linux machine. The first thing that we will need to do is determine your home IP address, and then we will setup port forwarding on your wireless router. Keep reading to get started with this process or go here to learn how a SSH Tunnel works.

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