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Re: SSH tunnelled usage

From: Kevin Williams <kevin_at_bantamtech.com>
Date: 2004-11-13 20:24:05 CET

I do this as well. SSH tunnels are great for accessing remote SVN, CVS,
RSYNC, FTP, and various RDBMS servers. Also, remote terminal access to
VNC and Windows machines.

Scott Palmer wrote:
>
> On Nov 11, 2004, at 10:13 PM, Rasjid Wilcox wrote:
>
>> I have set up a Subversion server (svnserve) on Linux, which is
>> accessed from
>> Windows boxes via a ssh port-forwarding tunnel. So the Windows
>> Subversion
>> clients think the subversion server is on localhost.
>>
>> It all seems to work fine, but I would just like to check that this is an
>> acceptable configuration, and that there are not hidden 'gotchas' in
>> using it
>> this way.
>
>
> I do this as well. The one "Gotcha" that I have thought of is that the
> URL for svn:externals may not be correct.
>
> What I have done is edit my hosts file so that the true name of the
> machine hosting the repository is redirected to 127.0.0.1, that way
> (I'm hoping) the proper URL can be used for the repository and
> svn:externals and everything will work out. I have not yet used
> svn:externals to test this - but I will be soon.
>
> I use the SSH tunnel only when working from home, at work on the LAN I
> have direct access to the machine hosting the repository. With the
> hosts file configured the URLs to the repository are the same regardless
> of where I am working so I hope that makes use of the svn:externals
> property possible.
>
> Scott
>
>
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