I’ve got a rails app in development that needs to make API calls to a service behind my client’s firewall. When the project is complete things will be fine, because the app will be running on their server, behind their firewall itself.
In the meantime, I’m developing the app on Cloud9, and need to code against and practice these API calls to their firewall-protected service.
I have credentials to VPN in behind that firewall. Another developer on our team has successfully used Cisco AnyConnect VPN to make calls to that API, but he’s not using Cloud9.
Is it possible for me to use a VPN on Cloud9 and have my app’s requests be routed through that VPN? Some preliminary google searches for this question looked discouraging, but I wanted to ask here before I accept the sad possibility that I will have to abandon Cloud9 for this project if it doesn’t work.