[mythtv-users] Accessing MythWeb through firewall
steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 30 08:00:18 UTC 2006
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> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Phill Edwards
> Sent: 30 October 2006 06:41
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> Subject: [mythtv-users] Accessing MythWeb through firewall
> I have MythWeb installed and running on a server which sits behind my
> firewall at home. There is no direct access to it from the internet
> except through my linux gateway which sits between it and the
> internet. The gateway box is another linux server which is running an
> IP Tables firewall and has a port forwarding rule to direct traffic on
> a particular port (12000) to port 80 on my MythWeb box. This works a
> But...where I'm working now has most outgoing ports blocked except for
> 80, 443 etc, which means I can't access port 12000 on my gateway
> machine so it can't forward that to my MythWeb machine.
> I was wondering what suggestions people had for resolving this. I was
> thinking that I could use a mod_rewrite rule on my gateway machine's
> Apache config - eg if URL=http://<gateway.on.internet>/mythtv then
> redirect to real MythWeb box. But when I had a quick look at this I
> got the impression it wouldn't work because it sends a redirect
> command back to the client.
> Any suggestions, anyone (apart from getting a hole punched in my
> company's firewall!)
Could you not just install MythWeb on your gateway box? MythWeb doesn't have
to be local to the backend.
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