#6 Bypass firewalls through an ssh tunel

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2008-04-09
2008-04-09
Jan Ploski
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The client currently cannot be used behind a firewall which forbids outgoing TCP connections to the GridFTP control and/or data ports.

Make it possible to use the client when the only external connectivity is ssh to a host in a DMZ (which itself can access the needed GridFTP hosts and ports). A lightweight proxy (say, implemented in ubiquitous Perl) can be deployed on the DMZ host either by the user or perhaps even automatically by the GridFTP client.

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