[Chugalug] Modern technologies for inbound traffic through NAT boxes?

Dan Lyke danlyke at flutterby.com
Mon Apr 22 23:30:58 UTC 2013

Yet again a conversation has turned to "wouldn't it be great if we
could make a device that you plugged in to your home network and you
could access it from anywhere?"

I know the obvious solutions: Configure your NAT box to pass a socket
through (or a DMZ), pass data out to a third server and either proxy
through that server, or do something funky with that server to poke a
hole through to a third party (ala Skype or distributed IM systems),

Anyone know the current state of "box inside the NAT network wants to
be visible to and discovered by device outside"?



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