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Creates a bidirectional virtual data path tunnelled in HTTP requests. These requests can also be sent by an HTTP proxy, which is useful for users behind firewalls. If Web access is allowed through a proxy, it's possible to use httptunnel and telnet or PPP to connect to a computer outside the firewall.


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Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:httptunnel


Download version 3.3 (stable)
released on 25 February 2001

VCS Checkout checkout httptunnel



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GPLv2Janet Casey31 January 2001

Leaders and contributors

Ludovic RousseauContributor
Christian BrideauContributor
Albert Chin-A-YoungContributor
Tomes BerndtssonContributor
Magnus LundstumContributor
Jeffrey S. LaingContributor
Andrew GrayContributor
Philip CraigContributor
John BleyContributor
Andrew MobbsContributor
Shimayoshi TakaoContributor
Krishna SwaroopContributor
Barak PearlmutterContributor
Stefan BerndtssonContributor
Larry GenschContributor
Chris LesiakContributor Maintainer
Teemu HukkanenContributor

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 July 2002.


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