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3G Dongle PAYG - port restrictions ?
Looking to purchase a 3G Dongle for occassional irregular use when I
am out and about with my netbook.
Had my eye on a 3 network deal 12GB expiring after 12 months (who ever
heard of buying a product to have it taken back if you dont use it -
but that is a separate topic!)
I am running a SSH server (bitvise) and would wish to be able to
tunnel directly back to my home network whilst using the 3G Dongle. I
can set the TCP port on the server to pretty much anything I like.
My question is whether this is likely to be technically possible or
whether the various networks will have screwed things down. At a push
I could change the port to port 80 (HTTP) or use Socks4/5 but I would
think I would need to know the proxy server IP address.
Any help, suggestions, or recommendations most welcome.
Re: 3G Dongle PAYG - port restrictions ?
Meanwhile, at the uk.telecom.mobile Job Justification Hearings,
email@example.com chose the tried and tested strategy of:
> My question is whether this is likely to be technically possible or
> whether the various networks will have screwed things down.
Vodafone certainly don't block SSH. I doubt the other networks do either.
> At a push I could change the port to port 80 (HTTP) or use Socks4/5 but I
> would think I would need to know the proxy server IP address.
The most common SSH clients have SOCKS support built-in.
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