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 From:  "Michael Graves" <mgraves at mstvp dot com>
 To:  "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>, "Jeffrey Goldberg" <jeffrey at goldmark dot org>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] gotomypc blocking
 Date:  Tue, 15 Feb 2005 13:52:12 -0600
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 19:36:46 -0800, Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:

>Does anyone know anything about
>   https://www.gotomypc.com/
>It claims to be something that one installs on Windows boxes which 
>allows remote access.  The very vague description on the website adds 
>  Both controlled and controlling computers receive all communications 
>through an
>  outgoing TCP connection using protocols and ports that can 
>transparently transit
>  almost all firewalls.
>  No firewall changes are required, and you do not have to bypass or 
>compromise your
>  corporate or branch office firewall.
>It looks like they are "marketing" to end users who would install this 
>on their work machines to ask like a VPN to a particular machine.
>So here are a few of my questions for the m0n0 crowd.
>(1) Is this thing as evil as it looks?
>(2) How does it work?
>(3) How could one control such a thing?

I have been using this for about three months. I use it to conduct
online software training, and to effect remote management of servers at
our end user locations.

It's cheaper than Webex, which was the basis of my choice. I use m0n0
in my home office and have had no issues passing one GotoMeeting
session through m0n0. My DSL service is 3.0M/768k. This afternoon I had
a GotoMeeting sesion and three G.711 voip streams running with no
issues at all. My office phone system is an Asterisk iPBX with IP based
outbound calling.

Michael Graves                           mgraves at pixelpower dot com
Sr. Product Specialist                          www.pixelpower.com
Pixel Power Inc.                                 mgraves at mstvp dot com