On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 08:35:26PM -0400, Steve Lake wrote: > > >From what I'm reading, it looks like you want a secure proxy rather than > >a VPN, per se. SSH can be used to provide that functionality very > >simply: > > > > http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/security/?p=408 > > > >That explains how to use SSH for remote proxy service with Firefox, but > >it's simple enough to do the same thing with Pidgin for IMs and a number > >of other applications. Would that solve the problems you want solved? > > Hmm, this may just work. I never thought of using an SSH remote > proxy before. I'll definitely look into it and see if that does the job > for me. Thanks.
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