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SSH from external network refused

I've installed open-ssh-server on my home computer(running Lubuntu 12.04.1) in order to connect to it from school. This is how I've set up the sshd_config file: # Package generated configuration file ...
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MySQL port forwarding

I am trying to help a colleague to connect to my MySQL server. However the situation is a bit special, and here's why (let's call him person A and me, person B): Person A has a PC, on which he has a ...
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Can't open a port

I need to run an app on my computer which connects to local port 49100. So everything runs on one computer. I tried adding rules to gufw, firestarter, manually: sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport ...
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How to prevent autossh from becoming stuck once in a while?

I am using autossh to build a reverse ssh tunnel but from time to time the tunnel stops working and I need to kill autossh and start it again. /etc/cron.d/autossh @reboot autossh -f -nNT -R ...
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Alternative for Xshell.

Do anyone knows an alternative for xshell? I have checked and the alternatives mentioned are putty, openssh etc. But I require it mainly for port forwarding and for that xshell works perfectly. Is ...
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How to access localhost remotely - Wordpress? [closed]

I have installed a LAMP stack (sudo tasksel install lamp-server) and wordpress (sudo apt-get install wordpress), but now, I would like to access my server remotely, to be used as a home fileserver. ...
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How to change uTorrent's port from 8080 to another one?

I'm new to Ubuntu and still learning how to use it. Recently, I've been trying to install uTorrent, which I already was able to do so, but I need the port 8080 free to use run tomcat/glassfish and on ...
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Allow port 80 into Ubuntu

I'm trying to create a basic web server. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I have installed LAMP and set up html files, and when I open a browser and navigate to 192.168.1.95 (static internal IP of ...
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How to test whether port forwarding is working?

I have done port forwarding on my computer but I don't know how to test it. Can anyone help me? I have not done it using iptables but I have done it by following the instructions given in this link.
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how do you configure ubuntu to run only with tor [closed]

I have a problem. I'm trying to port forward and get a similar error msg, I type this in:ssh -N -L 9050:10.0.2.2:9050 root@10.0.3.1 and then I get this msg:ssh: connect to host 10.0.3.1 port 22: No ...
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How to run a command as root at an Ubuntu server start-up?

I use the following simple solution for port forwarding: sudo su nohup redir --lport 80 --caddr 192.168.1.2 --cport 80 & It works this way and doesn't work any other (like sudo nohup... for ...
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Error when doing port forwarding with iptables?

I've got a fairly standard ubuntu install and looking to add a port forward. *filter :INPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :FORWARD ACCEPT [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0] -A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ...
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Redirect Sound output to a specific port…Realtek?

I am nearly as much of a noob about Linux/Ubuntu as one can be... currently dual booting side-by-side with Win 7 Pro 64 bit. That being said... system has a 5.1 surround sound card. The main regular ...
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How do I restrict ports to certain users?

Alright, well, what I wanted to do was to allow my users to only be allowed to access a specific port, In example, UserA can only access port 2004 While UserB can only access ports 2009, and 2010 To ...
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Is it needed to set Static IP and Port to get best performance from Transmission?

I've recently migrated to Linux from Windows and I work on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am trying to preserve my usual habits of Windows so that I can use Linux more regularly. One of those habits is P2P ...
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How do I set up an SSH SOCKS proxy with Gnome SSH Tunnel Manager?

Generally I use this command to create a local Socks proxy via SSH Tunneling ssh -ND 7777 -i google.pem ubuntu@107.20.x.x Then i configure my applications to use Socks proxy on localhost (i.e. ...
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ssh: connect to host myremotehost.com port 22: Connection refused

So I am trying to get ssh working on my server. I can connect on my local network with the local ip address of the server perfectly fine. When I try to connect remotely (through a domain name that I ...
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How can I make sure my server is connecting through my router?

I have a Ubuntu server with PHP, Apache2 and all of that setup and working on my LAN. Meaning from any computer connected to the same router I can connect to 10.0.0.3 (My server). I have setup my ...
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Ports misbehaving - Closed but they are opened

I have an interesting problem for you. I have a few ports that I opened up. On my router and I allowed then on my firewall too with sudo ufw allow 30999. But still the application which would use ...
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Connect to MySQL on remote server from inside python script (DB API)

Very recently I have started to write python scripts that need to connect few databases on mySQL server. The problem is that when I work from office my script works fine but running a script from my ...
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remote desktop only works locally

here's my problem, I want to be able to remote control my grandparents computer in order to help them without having to drive 20 minutes to get there. however I can only connect to their machine when ...
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Desktop sharing - which port to forward?

I'm trying to share my desktop with the integrated tool Desktop Sharing Is there ports to forward on the router, and which ones ?
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Port forward to a port on the same machine

I used to run a service on port 25570 I'm now changing it to run on port 25565 but I still want people who try to access it on the old port to have access to the service. So I'd like to forward port ...
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How to know actives ssh port forwarding

I have configured in ~/.ssh/config many port forwarding for VNC with different port for each servers. Is there a command which can help me to know which port is forwarding to when I open an SSH ...
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Servers running from chrooted Ubuntu on HP TouchPad?

The problem: servers appear to be broken inside my Ubuntu chroot. No matter what kind of server I try to run, they all seem unresponsive (VLC server won't respond to client, mkRemote doesn't move the ...
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connect to vpn via another port( change pptp client port)

as you know pptp port is 1723 by default,know I forward port number 21 to 1723 on my CentOs VPN. Know I wanna connect to my vpn (pptp) from port number 21. How can I do it?
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How to access a port on a remote server using SSH?

I have a service running on a certain port at the server. What I want to do is, access the server using SSH and use a local (client-side) program to access the server's port. Is that possible?
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How to tunnel traffic from one machine to another?

I have a server, which can be seen from outside of my small network, sever has domain name and such. And I have a local machine, which can be seen by server, but is not accessible from outside. So I ...
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How to forward ports on the same Ubuntu machine? I want my webserver be available on 80 and 8880 port

How do I forward ports on the same Ubuntu machine? I want my webserver be available on 80 and 8880 port. Or maybe I could making my apache listening not only on 80 port, but also on 8880? Is that ...
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How to create a restricted SSH user for port forwarding?

ændrük suggested a reverse connection for getting an easy SSH connection with someone else (for remote help). For that to work, an additional user is needed to accept the connection. This user needs ...
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Configuring my router

I need to configure my router so I can access the website I have running on my computer from the outside world. How can I do this? I think I need to open the port 80 on the router, which gets ...
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Port Forwarding to Connect to MySQL Database of VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu 10.04 as host machine and Ubuntu 10.10 as guest machine installed in VirtualBox. I had success on port forwarding to connect to Apache of guest machine, so that now I can open in host ...