View Full Version : [all variants] Use ssh as phone

March 14th, 2009, 06:48 AM
I am far away from home and I am having trouble using skype and ekiga because the network here blocks a lot of ports. They do however have ssh open and I can log into my wife's computer using it. Is there a way I can have a voice conversation directly from computer to computer over ssh?
Thanks in advance.

March 14th, 2009, 07:09 AM
Your idea was good.But i dont think that was existing...If it,then HurraaH..Anybody their..

March 14th, 2009, 07:53 PM
ssh has the possibility of port tunneling, which is basically what you want. The problem is that many VoIP protocols use many and random ports. So what you need to solve is how to get this through your tunnel.

A possible solution is to use 2 Asterisk servers and use IAX to connect them via your ssh tunnel. But I admit it is a rather cumbersome setup

March 15th, 2009, 01:48 PM
I will explore VPN I've heard a lot about it but I have never used it.