If you have some project on your local machine (desktop or laptop), but you have no publish IP address, domain name and you need someone to visit your job. How to?
Tunnelling services can help you, serveo and ngrok (pronounce it en-grok) is a good solutions, even you are under firewall or NAT. It's also support HTTPS too!
No need any install, just open terminal then use command
ssh -R 80:localhost:3000 serveo.net
Forwarding HTTP traffic from https://patrickz.serveo.net
It will forward HTTP traffic from domain patrickz.serveo.net to your server which run on port 3000. So you just only send https://patrickz.serveo.net to your visitor. The visitor should see your server.
However, if you will use serveo with facebook apps. Seem it not work. I recommend to try
More information, check http://serveo.net/
After installed and register to use the service (Don't worry, just take a few minute). just use command
ngrok http 80. You should see the result like this
Session Status online Session Expires 7 hours, 56 minutes Version 2.3.30 Region United States (us) Web Interface http://127.0.0.1:4040 Forwarding http://536772db.ngrok.io -> http://localhost:80 Forwarding https://536772db.ngrok.io -> http://localhost:80 Connections ttl opn rt1 rt5 p50 p90 19 0 0.03 0.04 0.68 79.78
Fore more information, check out https://ngrok.com
Not only ngrok and serveo, There are also similar services
- gotty (Notice: It's not active 2 year agos)
- pagekite.net (1 month free trial.)
- Teleconsole - It not proxy, just only share terminal console