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Yes, I concur with Patrick. There's no route to
yourclientibmilpar.yourclient.com:22 ... the firewall quite reasonably
says, "Direct SSH access from the public internet? Don't make me laugh!"
You need VPN access.
Often when Mordac the Preventer of Information Services *gives* you VPN
access, it's only to a *jump box*.
In that case, you log into the VPN and use ssh port redirects like ssh
-Lyourclientsjumpbox:2022:yourclientsibmlpar:22 you@yourclientsjumpbox
After that, ssh -p2022 you@yourclientsjumpbox gets you to port 22 on the

On Tue, Jul 19, 2022 at 4:12 PM Patrik Schindler <poc@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello James,

Am 19.07.2022 um 23:01 schrieb James H. H. Lampert via MIDRANGE-L <

What exactly means "didn't work"? What was the error message you have
been faced with?
It just sat there.

Sounds indeed like a Firewall, just throwing away your requesting packets
and not actively refusing your connection attempt.

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