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Re: Use of VPN
From: Vuong Phung <vphung () SCIENCE SJSU EDU>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 08:47:58 -0700

For years we have used ssh tunneling for remote desktop and other ports forwarding for VPN needs. Our SSH server is Mac 
OSX Tiger and attached to AD, so users logon via SSH using the same accounts that they already have on AD. It's easy to 
deploy and maintenance, flexible, and utilize servers that we already have (zero cost) On the client side we use Putty 
for Windows and built-in ssh command for Mac OSX/Linux/Unix computers. Below link is instruction on how to set up ssh 
tunneling + Remote Desktop on the client side; however, the same method can be used to forward almost any port for your 
VPN needs.
Vuong Phung
Operating Systems Administrator
College of Science - Dean's Office

San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0099
Duncan Hall 33

Tel 1.408.924.5056
Fax 1.408.924.5033
Web https://ncs.science.sjsu.edu/helpdesk

-----Original Message-----
From: Brenda B Gombosky [mailto:brenda.gombosky () LOUISVILLE EDU]
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2007 6:56 AM
Subject: [SECURITY] Use of VPN

How many of you use a SSL VPN for remote administration and if you do not use a VPN what do you use? 
Brenda B. Gombosky, CISSP, CISM, CHSP
Director, Information Technology
University of Louisville
Miller IT Center, Room 109
Louisville, KY 40292

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