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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 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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