On Windows I use PuTTY to tunnel to my home server and tell Firefox to use PuTTY as a proxy. How would I accomplish something similar on my Mac?
MacOSX ssh client is based off OpenSSH.
You want the
If you are looking to access just a single service, for example some web frontend use:
You can also put all this in your .ssh/config file, like this:
You can also specify multiple LocalForward lines if you have multiple servers/services to connect to, or use the dynamic application-level port forwarding as explained per Darren Hall.