Install on Prem

RPort server installation on premises explained

The video covers

In this video, I’ll show you how to install the rport server on a virtual machine that is behind network address translation. The goal of the installation is to make the web interface available securely over the Internet using HTTPS. In addition, all your remote machines will be able to connect to the RPort server from anywhere. The video covers the server installation and the necessary router changes.

Commands used in this video

Install netcat on Ubuntu.

apt install netcat-openbsd

Start a simple TCP server on a given port.

nc -l <PORT>

Make a test connection to a host on a given port

Test-NetConnection -ComputerName <HOSTNAME> -Port <PORT>

Download the server installation script.

curl -o
bash -h

Download and import the RPort certificate authority.

iwr "https://<RPORT-SERVER-IP>:<PORT>/rport-ca.crt" -SkipCertificateCheck `
  -OutFile rport-ca.crt  
Import-Certificate -FilePath rport-ca.crt `
  -CertStoreLocation 'Cert:\CurrentUser\Root' -verbose

Find examples for Linux and macOS here.

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