[CentOS] [OT] Remote control of a WinXP machine from a Linux host

Marko Vojinovic vvmarko at panet.co.yu
Tue Jan 13 17:00:01 UTC 2009


On Monday 12 January 2009 09:01, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> >>     ssh -L 3390:private-ip-of-remote-XP-machine:3389
> >> username at ip-or-hostname-of-remote-NAT-server
> >
> >Well, first, private-ip-of-remote-XP-machine is dynamic, given by my ISP's
> >dhcp server, so I cannot have 100% guarantee that it will always be the
> > same. And I have no easy way of finding it out if it does change.
>
> Can't you use one of those free dyndns-thingies? That way you'd always
> connect to my.homecomputer.com (or something) instead of an arbitrary ip.

Umm, no, not when my IP address is 10.0.1.2.3 or such --- it is not publicly 
visible, so dns is useless.

Best, :-)
Marko



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