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'apf' (active port forwarder) uses SSL for secure packet tunneling. It is meant for users without an external IP who want to make some services available on the Internet. afserver is placed on the machine with a publicly accessible address. afclient is then placed on the machine behind a firewall or masquerade, which makes the second machine visible to the Internet. You do not need root privileges to run afserver, nor does it use other processes. It uses 'zlib' to compress the transferred data.
DocumentationEnglish, French, Russian user README included; French, Russian README available in HTML format from http://www.gray-world.net/projects/af/
released on 8 August 2005
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||8 August 2005|
Leaders and contributors
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|Required to use||zlib|
|Required to use||SSL|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.