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I need to access ethereum client setup on remote hosted machine (google cloud ). How can I access the client from the web browser of my local machine ? Current installations on my machine

user@instance-1:~$ lsb_release -a

No LSB modules are available.

Distributor ID: Ubuntu

Description: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS

Release: 16.04

Codename: xenial

user@instance-1:~$

user@instance-1:~$ node -v

v6.12.3

user@instance-1:~$ npm -v

3.10.10

user@instance-1:~$ ganache-cli -version

Ganache CLI v6.0.3 (ganache-core: 2.0.2)

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I do this via a Digital Ocean droplet where I run Parity as the client and ssh tunnel into the UI. It's actually quite simple and the instructions can be found here-- https://github.com/paritytech/parity/wiki/Wallet-Remote-Access

Don't forget to generate a new token on the Parity command line each time you need to access the UI from your local browser, this gave me quite a headache when I was forgetting to do this.

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You can either use SSH tunnel (relative straightforward) or set up a Nginx web server with password protection.

SSH port forward instructions:

https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/a/3209/620

Nginx proxy instructions:

https://tokenmarket.net/news/technology/protecting-ethereum-json-rpc-api-with-password/

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