On linux, one could do a port forward:
EXTIF=eth0 # Or whatever the interface that faces internet is called.
iptables -A FORWARD -i $EXTIF -p tcp -s <client-ip> --dport 3306 -j ACCEPT
iptables -A PREROUTING -t nat -p tcp -s <client-ip> \
-d <linux-fw-ip> --dport 3306 -j DNAT --to <internal-ip>:3306
On Wed, May 2, 2007 17:03, Steven Buehler wrote:
> I have a client that needs to be able to remotely connect to port 3306
> securely. I have tried to suggest an SSH Tunnel, but they do not want
> clients to have SSH access. Another problem is that even if we do tunnel,
> it needs to go thru one server that is connected to the Internet and into
> the MySQL server which is NOT accessible from the Internet.
> Any suggestions?
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