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I recently became aware of http://docs.vagrantup.com/v2/share/, which enables:

HTTP sharing will create a URL that you can give to anyone. This URL will route directly into your Vagrant environment.

For those who are not familiar, Vagrant is a configuration abstraction on top of virtualisation software (VirtualBox, VMware, etc).

I would love to be able to do this on the OSX. I already have a running web server on port :8000 and I would like a service that would enable sharing access to this port through some sort of proxy/dynamic DNS service.

The prerequisites are:

  • I should not need to have a static IP.
  • I should not need to have a port mapping to my machine from the outside net.

What are the existing software/configuration/service solutions?

  • Try OS X Server – bret7600 Feb 14 '15 at 15:15
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This answer is dedicated for those who start with the same keywords.

It turns out, I needed a reverse SSH tunnel. There are quite a few guides as to how to set it up:

The prerequisite is that you will need to have a remote server to use as the entry point. As an alternative, there are a number of services that do that for you:

and a lot more http://john-sheehan.com/blog/a-survey-of-the-localhost-proxying-landscape.

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