[Owasp-leaders] OWASP for Charities: plea for tech experience

AF antonio.fontes at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 11:05:24 EDT 2010

A simple plink shortcut with a reverse port redirection would be enough:
- triggerred at will by the client
- easy to spot (black scarry window means admin in progress)
- ssh secured link
- firewall and NAT passtrough


daniel cuthbert <daniel.cuthbert at owasp.org> wrote:

>Good point, would need to sit them down and possibly draw up a command line
>document that explains what can be done. Thanks James!
>On 23 March 2010 16:16, McGovern, James F. (P+C Technology) <
>James.McGovern at thehartford.com> wrote:
>>  If the admins are familiar with administering windows via command line,
>> you could stand up an SSHD windows service where they can use tools such as
>> Putty to connect with.
>>  ------------------------------
>> *From:* owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
>> owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *daniel cuthbert
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 23, 2010 8:20 AM
>> *To:* owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
>> *Subject:* [Owasp-leaders] OWASP for Charities: plea for tech experience
>> Hi all,
>> As part of the OWASP for Charities project, I've been helping out a handful
>> of charities with various logistical errors they are facing. One I'm
>> struggling with, is that of a decent remote administration tool for workers
>> in the field. Initially I suggested using IntelliAdmin remote desktop. Two
>> issues have risen with using it in 3rd world countries:
>> - it's not so easy to adapt the security (LAN firewall, Windows firewall,
>> Anti-virus firewall) because the IP identified as the remote controller is
>> not (or not always) the public IP of the remote firewall.
>> - it's not very much optimised for low bandwidth: taking control of a
>> computer in the field can take ages - you even ask yourself if the contact
>> has been lost.
>> Would you mind forwarding this email to your various chapters and asking if
>> anyone has any experience with remote desktop solutions that work well with
>> slower connections? They are all Windows-based machines.
>> Appreciate the help, thanks all
>> Daniel
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