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I followed the steps described in, but then connecting to the internal server fails:

Proxy could not open connnection to 192.168.1.***:  Forbidden
ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host
svn: Commit failed (details follow):
svn: Network connection closed unexpectedly

Can I set up config file so that ProxyCommand is only used for

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Absolutely. Put that directive in a separate Host stanza.

Host github-external
    ProxyCommand dosomethinghere

Then use github-external as the hostname.

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