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Tunneling and firewalls

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Exactly how tdoes tunneling fix any firewall issues ?

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Question by:Anthony Lucia
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by:bigbigpig
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I'm having a hard time interpreting your question.  What kind of firewall issues are you having?  What sort of tunneling do you want to do, from where, to where?
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by:Lee Ingalls
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A little more information may be required... but tunneling will not "fix firewall issues". Tunneling allows you to pass through a firewall if that is what you meant.
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tunnelling may allow you to bypass a restrictive rule on a firewall, if that firewall doesn't block your tunnel.

correctly configured, it can also allow you to set up inbound connections when your firewall isn't configured to allow that - this is because much tunnelling is in fact a specialized form of port forwarding (albeit from another server rather than from the outside of your firewall)

however, as previous posters have said, you need to provide more context for a fuller answer.
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by:Anthony Lucia
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Thank you, and I will try to provide more details in future posts
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by:Dave Howe
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@NewJerseyDave - we are happy to answer your question here, you just didn't give enough detail for a full answer. Feel free to expand in reply to this :)
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