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I have a few IP cameras that will be behind a firewall I cannot modify (cannot open, or forward ports). They need to be reachable from my server sitting across the intertubes.

Without having gone very far into my readings yet, I would like to know if the following will work, or if it is not what I understand it to be.

I was going to use a dd-wrt based router behind the 3rd party firewall and create a pptp connection to my own server. I am hoping this type of connection allows me to talk to the ip cameras, and also allow them to connect to my server (they post motion detection via http).

So I guess, something like a reverse connection via ssh. But managed wholly by the dd-wrt router and my server.

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closed as not constructive by mgorven, Michael Hampton, Ward, mdpc, faker Dec 26 '12 at 9:56

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What makes you think that your router will get through the firewall? And I hope you have IPv6 plans. –  Michael Hampton Dec 26 '12 at 4:19
    
well, 1st - thanks for the totally unproductive comment. 2nd I am assuming that the firewall is not super restrictive. –  michael Dec 26 '12 at 5:00

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