Posts tagged networking

πŸ”’ Accessing git Servers Over Another Port When 22 is Blocked and Cloning Hangs Waiting for Connection

It’s been awhile since I’ve setup my last work system a year back, so this past month I’ve gone through the usual pains of preparing a new machine. One of those pains was realizing some network segments at one of the libraries I am a regular at have port 22 blocked at an internal boundary. Without falling into discussions about how useful such a thing is from a defensive security point of view, I wanted to share a trick not many folks know of. It turns out that, precisely for those situations, all renowned Git hosting providers offer access to their Git service via an alternative port: 443.

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