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Re: ssh based access?

From: Peter Mathiasson <peter_at_mathiasson.nu>
Date: 2002-04-16 10:08:23 CEST

On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 06:47:42PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Not at all. Among other things, ssh handles authentication with public
> keys very nicely. Doing that with SSL requires certificates and CAs --
> ssh does not. People have ssh infrastructures in place and are not
> necessarily happy about being asked to change everything around. There
> are also firewall issues.

You should be able to use ssh port forwarding to forward the connection
to the apache server. The apache server itself could be blocked at the
firewall.
That's (almost) how I do it currently, though I'm using stunnel instead
of ssh.

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