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. 

Glad to be of service.  Sometimes, the answer we really need is easier
than the one we think we need.

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