[Semibug] ssh to host on local network

Jonathan Drews jondrews at fastmail.com
Thu Apr 28 19:54:07 EDT 2022

On Thu, Apr 28, 2022 at 07:17:51PM -0400, Josh Grosse wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2022 at 04:44:52PM -0600, Jonathan Drews wrote:
> > Hi Folks:
> > 
> >  I want to allow a friend to SSH into a machine that is on a local
> > network. It is an OpenBSD machine. My internal IP addres as given my
> > ifconfig is
> Your internal IP address is defined by RFC 1918. is
> among the blocks that are considered "private" and never routed over
> the Internet, as the address block is used world wide as a local,
> private network.  
> Your local router uses Network Address Translation (NAT) to provide
> a single shared Internet address on the Internet for all of your local
> devices.  On the way out, it translates your 192.168 origination addresses
> into that shared Internet address, and it keeps traffic tables for returning
> traffic which it translates back to each 192.168 device address.

Joah and others:

 I think what I will do is one ofe two things:

1) Pay extra to my ISP for a static ip address.
2) Find a host provider that I can use (like Pair Networks)

kind regard,

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