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From John Doe <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Trying to run expect from web page
Date Thu, 10 Oct 2013 08:33:19 GMT
From: Chuck Lidderdale <>

> I'm going on vacation and want to check in to my server.  I've written a 
> knock-3-times.php webpage with the idea of then running an expect script 
> to: telnet modem, echo iptables nat -s $IP etc.  which would allow me 
> get in to my server.
> The expect script runs just fine but in the page:  exec 
> ("<path>/modfirewall.exp");  does nothing - it's as if the 
> line is #exec 
> ("...  commented out.  Suggestions?

There are many port knocking daemons/implementations for servers and clients already available...
knockd, fwknop, etc...
Why not use them?
You can even do it with iptables rules alone.
Just search for "port knocking iptables"


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