qbee.io features two different ways of getting remote access to your distributed devices. This will work across company firewalls or even mobile networks. You do not need to keep track of your devices' IP address. qbee.io is doing this for you and you do not need static IP addresses (aka dynamic DNS).
In order to achieve maximum security we recommend to configure the devices' firewall to drop all connections from the outside. You will still be able to access them.
The basic remote login is a build in terminal that can be used directly from our web application. This allows multiple connections to different devices.
If you want more detailed access we recommend to use our desktop application qbee-connect. This is a cross-platform application for:
This application authenticates itself with your credentials towards the cloud infrastructure. It allows to access any port of a remote device and map it to a localhost port.
This way it is possible to map a remote web server through the secure VPN and make it accessible on localhost. In the above example the UI of a Node-Red installation on port 1880 is mapped to port 54204. This way calling https://localhost:54205 in a local browser will enable the user to work on it as if she was sitting in front of the machine.
The number of concurrent connections can be very large.