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ap0 is correct in that you need a DNS. But you need a dynamic DNS service. The dynamic DNS service provides a URL that never changes, while updating your IP address in the background every time the ISP changes it. I use to use DynDNS, but my ASUS router provides the service out of the box now. However, I only know how to configure the service using a router. ...


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If you want to make a homepage accessible through the internet people have to know your IP. But your IP is not constant for a long time. Many Internet provider will change your IP (every 24 hours for example). What you then need is a DNS. There are free DNS provider I think. Just google around a bit.


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SSH tunneling, when used to tunnel an already encrypted connection (another SSH/SFTP connection), is a kind of proxy only. There's no additional security (well actually encrypting twice gives some additional security, but it's not really the point). Typically this is used when you need to access a server A that cannot be accessed directly from your machine. ...


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SFTP uses SSH to transfer files securely, hence you are already using an SSH secured connection when using SFTP. Therefore, there is no benefit to additionally using an SSH tunnel for SFTP traffic, it will just add unnecessary overhead. If you were to use plain FTP (or any other unsecured protocol), then tunneling that protocol over SSH would be a good ...


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Have you tried Dropbox? This sounds like exactly what you are looking for. Before doing this, I would check with your employers IT department to make sure they are aware of what you are trying to do. If you work for a large company with a well defined IT policy - it may not be worth attempting to do because you potentially could be leaking sensitive ...



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