ngrok: Share your localhost services with friends

Generate a https://xxx.ngrok.com URL for letting other people access your localhost services.

ref:
https://github.com/inconshreveable/ngrok
https://github.com/localtunnel/localtunnel

Install

Download ngrok from https://ngrok.com/download.

$ unzip ngrok-stable-darwin-amd64.zip && \
sudo mv ngrok /usr/local/bin && \
sudo chown vinta:admin /usr/local/bin/ngrok

$ ngrok --version
ngrok version 2.3.35

Usage

Get your auth token in https://dashboard.ngrok.com/auth.

$ ngrok authtoken YOUR_TOKEN

# open a session to local port 8000
# you can also specify a custom subdomain for the tunnel
$ ngrok http 8000
$ ngrok http -subdomain=vinta-test-server -region=ap 8000
$ open https://vinta-test-server.ap.ngrok.io/

# view ngrok sessions
$ open http://localhost:4040/

ref:
https://ngrok.com/docs

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