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#261916 21-Dec-2019 17:54
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I am trying to forward 2 ports to a raspberrypi on the Huawei HG659. I set up the first one OK...

 

Mapping name raspberrypi

 

Application      Webserver

 

Internal host   raspberrypi_Ethernet

 

 

 

but when I try to forward the SSH port

 

Mapping name raspberrypi

 

Application      SecureShellServer

 

Internal host raspberrypi_Ethernet

 

 

 

and go to save it I get the error message "The name of the port mapping is invalid"

 

I am a real noobie on this subject, appreciate any help.

 

 


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  #2379674 21-Dec-2019 18:17
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Unless if you know what you're doing and how to secure Linux then do not port forward SSH or any other services to it. This will be bombarded with brute-force attempts as soon as it is made live and if an exploit exists anywhere then you'll get pwned as a result.

 

If you're wanting to expose something that only you'll be using then perhaps set up http://www.pivpn.io/ on your Pi and port-forward OpenVPN. It'll be a lot more secure and still allow for remote access for the times you need it.





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