[JDEV] Piercing firewalls to contact jabber servers

joe at cursive.net joe at cursive.net
Wed Jul 25 02:03:42 CDT 2001

"David Rainville" <drainville at videotron.ca> writes:

>     Does anybody knows a trick to let packets destinated to jabber
> server pass or bypass a firewall so that a communication
> client-jabber server can be made?
> I know there's a transport on jabber that could do this(tunneling on
> port 80) but the project seems to be dead. Is there any alternatives
> or solutions?

Aside from actually configuring your firewall to do masquerading
correctly, you could run SSH in tunneling mode, if you only needed to
connect to a limited number of external clients.

Joe Hildebrand

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