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Is it possible to change/add an ssh tunnel after connecting to the ssh server via command line? I know you can do it with putty

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Assuming your using OpenSSH, you can use the escape characters to add/remove tunnels.


  • While typing the escape character, it won't actually appear in the terminal.
  • An escape character should follow a newline.

Example: Adding a local port forwarding of 1234 to 1234

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