[Rack] static IP request

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Sun Nov 28 01:51:50 PST 2010


On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 12:56 AM, miloh <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
> For future ref, with service discovery and the proper public key on
> McHawking you could ssh -A into pony.noisebridge.net then ssh into the
> McHawking.local machine

Personally, I wouldn't recommend using SSH agent forwarding to pony.
Considering how many random people have root accounts on there, it's
possible that someone with a local root account can use your remote
key for authentication while you're logged in.

Probably not a giant risk, but throwing it out there.

I prefer to use SSH port forwarding and connect through that. An
example session might go something like:

jof at hostname:~ $ ssh -Nf -L 2222:172.30.0.1:22 pony.noisebridge.net
jof at hostname:~ $ ssh -p 2222 -o 'StrictHostKeyChecking no' localhost
jof at 172.30.0.1:~ $

Cheers,
jof


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