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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

Albert Chin-A-Young Contributor
Tomes Berndtsson Contributor
Magnus Lundstum Contributor
Jeffrey S. Laing Contributor
Andrew Gray Contributor
Philip Craig Contributor
John Bley Contributor
Andrew Mobbs Contributor
Shimayoshi Takao Contributor
Krishna Swaroop Contributor
Barak Pearlmutter Contributor
Stefan Berndtsson Contributor
Larry Gensch Contributor
Chris Lesiak Contributor Maintainer
Teemu Hukkanen Contributor
Ludovic Rousseau Contributor
Christian Brideau Contributor

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Software prerequisites

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


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