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I connect thought tunnel to other machine like this: ssh user@ip -L2000:

So on my local machine I want to configure iptables that way like I have a "native" access to address. I mean when I enter on web browser http:// iptables will redirect to my localhost port 2000 which is connected to remote machine.

How can I configure iptables to redirect from port 80 to localhost port 2000?

I tried this but with no luck:

sudo iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp -d --dport 80 -j DNAT --to-destination

On mac os x machine I do it like this:

sudo ifconfig lo0 alias
sudo ipfw add fwd,2000 tcp from me to dst-port 80

But I don't know how to do this on linux machine.

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related… – tair Mar 17 '13 at 11:33
I guess I miss something like "alias" – Yoldar-Zi Mar 18 '13 at 4:40

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iptables -t nat -I PREROUTING -p tcp -d --dport 80 -j DNAT --to-destination

IE your command was pretty much correct. I'm guessing another rule is being matched first so this rule is never being hit. Using -I instead of -A puts this rule at the beginning rather then end of the table.

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