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HI,
I am fairly new to the Linux world and I have a little experierence with SUSE 10.

I would like to setup a remote access from a windows xp pc  to a SUSE 10 pc.

I have install putty into my windows xp.

I typed my SUSE pc IP 192.168.1.4 into Putty  but "Network error: Connection timed out" popped up.

please  advise me how to implement my goal-------remote access
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by:llvllar1on
ID: 17067142
in case of confusion. i would like to remote access into suse.
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by:alextoft
ID: 17067269
A couple of things to check:

- Is SSHD running on the SuSE box? It should be by default, but always worth checking this first...
     Use /etc/init.d/sshd status
     to find out

- SuSE installs a firewall by default, check that SSH (port 22) is allowed through the firewall
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by:llvllar1on
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when I checked , the status of sshd is RUNNING. and I dont know how to check if the firewall is allowed or not.
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alextoft earned 600 total points
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Open up yast, then in the security section is the firewall. Check if SSH is listed in allowed services.
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by:llvllar1on
ID: 17069443
Thank u. now i can access from Lan, but how can i do in order to access from WAN?
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by:alextoft
ID: 17070804
Set up a port forwarding rule on your router to forward port 22 to whatever your internal IP is. eg 192.168.x.x

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by:llvllar1on
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Thank you , it is work.    every time when someone try to connect my rounter port 22 , my rounter will forward to my pc port 22. Am I right?
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