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November 29, 2004 6:06 PM Subscribe
Secure networking question: I am hoping to set up a remotely accessible wiki running on my home computer, but I'm a networking doofus. [MI]
posted by monju_bosatsu to Computers & Internet (2 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I'm not looking for anything complicated; basically I plan on running Instiki
with its built-in web server. Setting up the wiki on its own server seems easy enough, but I really need the connection from the outside world to be secure and encrypted. Unfortunately, I am a dunce. I know the answer probably contains the acronyms SSL and/or SSH, but I can't figure out much more than that. Help, please?
Technical details: I plan on hosting the wiki on a Windows XP machine behind a NAT router. I know how to set up port forwarding, which I assume will be necessary. I will be accessing the wiki primarily from a Windows 2000 machine.