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How does Guacamole traverse the firewall?

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JD Hupp
2013-09-07
2013-09-25
  • JD Hupp

    JD Hupp - 2013-09-07

    We're having a discussion elsewhere about various remote desktop solutions and the desirability of traversing the firewall without port forwarding. Does Guacamole accomplish firewall traversal without the help of a proxy/STUN server? If so, how?

     
  • Michael Jumper

    Michael Jumper - 2013-09-25

    Guacamole does not use anything special to traverse firewalls. All communication with the Guacamole server simply takes place over HTTP (or HTTPS), which most firewalls allow.