Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

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

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 4 down vote accepted

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

http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=ssh&sektion=1#ESCAPE+CHARACTERS

Note:

  • 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

~C
L1234:127.0.0.1:1234
share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.