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From: Caleb Epstein (caleb.epstein_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-09 14:26:15


On Wed, 09 Mar 2005 10:22:02 -0600, Rene Rivera
<grafik.list_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> From the SF docs...
>
> How can I access CVS services from behind a firewall? | doc
> feedback | support
>
> Access to the project CVS servers is provided via SSH (for
> developers) and the CVS pserver protocols (for non-developers). SSH uses
> TCP port 22; CVS pserver uses TCP port 2401. Many firewalls block
> outbound traffic on these ports, thus preventing SourceForge.net
> developers and users from accessing the project CVS servers. To work
> around this limitation, we now offer the ability to connect to the
> project CVS servers using alternate ports (using different hostnames).

Thanks for the pointer. Thats kinda neat, but I don't have a
transparent proxy here, only an HTTP and FTP proxy server.
Applications need to know to connect first to this proxy server in
order to get outside the firewall. Web browsers come with this
support built-in, as do a couple of terminal apps like PuTTY, but this
is not built into the normal CVS or SSH command line apps.

It looks like I can do what I want by combining PuTTY and CVS or TortoiseCVS:

http://www.tortoisecvs.org/ssh.shtml

I'll try this out when I get some time.

-- 
Caleb Epstein
caleb dot epstein at gmail dot com

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