SUMMARY: telnet above 10000

From: Gabel Martin <>
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 03:24:36 EDT
I wrote:

> Hi
> I know this may be a bit off-topic but I really need your help.
> One of our customers shares his LAN with some other companies.
> So a VPN was created useing some firewalls who block IP addresses and
> services.
> Now, one of oure customers need a telnet connection to a other machine.
> Since it's not his own network and after some "problems" with the
> the firewalls can not be re-configurated to allow telnet. I suggested to
> bind telnet to a
> port >10,000 (listening machine) and configurate the calling machine to
> (automaticaly)
> send the requests to (i.e.) port 10,000. I know that the IP addess is not
> blocked since
> some other application targets the second computer through the firewall.
> ports
> above 10,000 are free for communication. But I've no clue how to....
> Could somebody help me out....?
> Thanks in advance.
Thanks to:

Mike Kiernan
Angel L. Mateo
henrik huhtinen
John Malick
Gary Losito
Tabrez Shaikh
Fabio K

The answer is truly quite simple. Just change the telnet port in 
/etc/services to 10,000 (target machine). Then open a telnet session
'telnet 192.168.x.x 10000' and 'ere we go....

thanks everybody.

ps:sorry for the late summary

In a world without fences and walls,
who need windows and gates........
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Received on Mon Oct 8 02:22:35 2001

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