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

Eric Wolf ebwolf at gmail.com
Tue Apr 23 00:15:16 UTC 2013


Everything I've got is special purpose:

PogoPlug
iomega NAS
Vera Lite zWave controller
DirecTV DVR

These are mostly exposed to Android/iOS apps.

For general purpose... I'd set up an SSH tunnel. You could probably use a
RaspberryPI for such a purpose.

-Eric

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Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734




On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Dan Lyke <danlyke at flutterby.com> wrote:

> 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),
> but...
>
> Anyone know the current state of "box inside the NAT network wants to
> be visible to and discovered by device outside"?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Dan
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