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If I make a VPN connection to a server (say; assume this server is not behind any router/firewall) via a TUN device and open a port (say 5555), will someone else be able to connect to me via If not, is there a tunneling software that does exactly this in a transparent manner? i.e. run any TCP/UDP-based server instance behind a router without NAT using another remote server.

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I'm not sure I understood the idea correctly, but if you want clients connecting to actually get connected to your host, you can try SSH port forwarding (-L option):

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The proper argument seems to be ssh -R x.x.x.x:3000:localhost:3000 your.remote.machine. Thanks anyways. (…) – JosephH Nov 27 '12 at 10:50

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