An SSH tunnel allows forwarding any traffic over the SSH protocol. This is used to secure the transmission or allow data to be exchanged where network restrictions are in place.

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Issues with SOCKS proxy over SSH Tunnel on windows - works via OS X

I setup an ssh tunnel to my ubuntu VPS from an OS X machine like this: ssh -p 12345 -N -D 9999 root@128.222.222.222 password: * etc. I have tried to follow many a guide on how to use either putty or ...
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SSH private and public key creation and setup

I'm attempting to gain access to a web server using an SSH key. I followed several steps to create my keys, had them uploaded and am still unable to connect. In Git Bash (on Windows 8) I checked for ...
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SSH Tunnel doesn't work

I use following command to make a ssh tunnel to my ubuntu server: ssh -fNg -L 8888:127.0.0.1:22 -p 1000 username@server-address -v Then I set OSX http and https proxy to 127.0.0.1:8888 And I got ...
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How to create an SSH tunnel and access remote service from behind firewall with HTTP proxy

I want to access a remote service running on a vps on <remote>:8888 but our campus network blocks all ports except for 80,443,8080. And using a web proxy 172.16.0.2:8080, but each time my ...
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SSH tunnel through second IP of a server

I use sshuttle in Ubuntu to create a SSH tunnel with my VPS. My VPS has 6 assigned IP addresses, but if I use any of the 6 IPs to build an SSH tunnel, my assigned tunnel IP address is always the VPS ...
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YouTube not working via SSH tunnel proxy to a U.S.-based IP address

YouTube is blocked in my country. To connect to this site, I created a SOCKS5 SSH Tunnel proxy using this command and configured Firefox accordingly; 111.222.333.444 is a U.S.-based IP address: ssh -...
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Mapping drive through ssh tunnel between Windows computers?

I have a Windows 7 computer that I use to acquire data and I want to be able to map it's C drive (or a folder in C and it's subfolders) in another Windows PC (using windows 8 now) to access it in ...
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Connect to a blocked server

I have a hired server that doesn’t allow me to access to a URL. Can I access to that URL from the server using my home computer as bridge with SSH tunnel? In the server I only have command line access....
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How to configure WinSCP with SSH proxy

I'm trying to configure WinSCP for use with a proxy so that I can Login to my site (I'm trapped behind a corporate firewall). I'm trying to follow the directions of http://www.javahotchocolate.com/...
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Using reverse SSH to connect two clients over one server

I’m trying to set up multiple client PCs that are behind a firewall with dynamic IP addresses to have an SSH connection available for another PC. My theory is to set up a server with a publicly ...
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Connect to database server inside a tunnel inside a router

I'm using Ubuntu and trying to connect to a database server wich is accessed by a tunnel in my server wich is inside a router and I only have ssh connection to my server. Is there a way to do that? ...
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How does a SOCKS SSH tunnel?

I’m interested in the actual mechanics of SOCKS SSH proxy tunnel. How does it encrypt your Internet connection. I understand the use of keys, etc. But I’m looking for an exact explanation of what is ...
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Probing a port for RDP

I use an ssh tunnel to RDP into my home computer ("home"). Occasionally, the tunneling software running on home crashes and the RDP port stops getting tunneled. I've attempted to resolve this by ...
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Is it possbile to SSH in Linux from a 3G USB stick from T-Mobile with Raspberry Pi using a 3G USB stick T-Mobile

I want to make a SOCKS5 server from Raspberry Pi working on 3G USB modem, and I’m working on Linux from USB modem + VPN/SOCKS. I want to ask you guys, is it possible to do something like that? T-...
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Reverse SSH tunnel all ports to LAN

How can I reverse SHH tunnel all ports on a remote server so any requests made by the remote server go through the client? E.g. client ssh into server server requests google.com request goes from ...
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slow internet access when routing via a server (both using iptables NAT and ssh tunnelling)

I have a spare computer powered by a dual core intel atom N550 CPU and 2GB RAM (I will refer this as "the server"). It is running lubuntu 14.10 x86 (32 bit) with lightdm service disabled (hence, no ...
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Translate ssh tunneling command to Bitvise settings

With the help of an expert, I have set up a ssh tunnel. The sever side is all set up (I own the sever), and I can use the following command the set up the client side (on Mac/Linux): ssh -f johndoe@...
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VNC over Reverse SSH Tunnel or VPN?

Okay so I'm fairly new to SSH Tunneling, VPN, VNC, all that good stuff. *NOOB ALERT* I recently bought a Raspberry Pi and I loaded the Raspberry Pi release of Kali Linux on it. I have tried all day ...
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SSH tunnel freezes and says “administratively prohibited” when a domain cannot be resolved

So I am opening a SSH tunnel to a remote server to use it as proxy: ssh -D 10000 -N remote I use FireFox with FoxyProxy and it is working quite well. Except sometimes the tunnel freezes. A good ...
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using an ssh server's tunneling capabilities as a web proxy

With SSH you create a tunnel for a host at a time. With the tools available this is usually a manual process. So if you wanted to do SSH tunneling for, for example, google.com, you'd have to maybe ...
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Browsing through ssh socks proxy -> through reverse tunnel

I have HostA behind a firewall establishing a reverse ssh tunnel to HostB. I want to setup a proxy on HostB that will forward the connection through the reverse ssh tunnel and out through HostA. I ...
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An error when SSH Tunneling on Linux. I get error of “…bad id: …Received ieof for nonexistent channel”

Whenever I open an SSH tunnel on linux with the ssh command after visiting a few sites over the proxy I get this: channel_by_id: 3: bad id: channel free Disconnecting: Received ieof for nonexistent ...
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How to keep an SSH tunnel open in Windows

I use SSH tunneling to connect to a server (Basically IPython notebook instance) to do some computation work. My computations are intense and take need a lot of time to finish. Due to this, most of ...
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Using a tunnel to connect to another PC on my home network

How can I connect to another pc on my home network using a tunnel ? I have an ssh tunnel setup to my PC at home and I use it as an additional level of security when I conect over unencrypted access ...
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Why isn't openssl s_client passing my private key to proxytunnel?

I currently have HAProxy set up on my home PC and I am attempting to access it through a HTTP proxy. Currently I am accessing the SSH logon prompt like so: openssl s_client->proxytunnel->HTTP(...
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OpenVPN over SSh port forwarding : can't redirect all trafic through VPN

I'm trying to escape my university wifi network rules with my Macbook (OSX 10.10). The university allows us to use a server, say bastion.univ.com, to mount an ssh port forwarding. I've an OpenVPN ...
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range of ssh tunnel port

I use ssh tunneling with : ssh -i <my_file> -R *:0:localhost:80 <my_name>@<host>. With the port = 0, the server assign me a port. How does the server choose and how can I config the ...
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Benefits of tunneling on an unrestricted network for SFTP purposes

If SFTP is already secured with SSH-2 without tunneling enabled, then what additional security benefit does tunneling give for SFTP purposes? Tunneling seems to be useful only as a proxy for SFTP ...
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SFTP without tunneling?

I am using WinSCP 5.5.5, which gives the user the choice of FTP, SFTP, SCP protocols for remote access to website files. I chose to use SFTP. My questions (indicated in bold numbers): 1. My ...
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Restrict access to port forwarding in ssh

Is there a way to restrict access a local port I opened so that only one IP or a range of IPs could access? Example: ssh IP -L 0.0.0.0:25:DESTINATION:25 I opened my local port 25 to another place, ...
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Can my SSH session be detected by sysadmin?

My friend gets faster internet in my university as he has some research scholar facilities.Our sysadmin has made sure this feature can be only accessed by a few machines with a particular MAC ...
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SSH Tunneling in Layman's term

What exactly is SSH tunneling? What is the difference between the terms: SSH Tunneling and Port forwarding? What is the exact difference between different types of SSH tunneling methods? Local ...
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I can ssh out but not in. Reversible?

I have an account on a server inside my corporate network. I also have a VPS from Linode. I can ssh from the corporate server to the Linode VPS or to my home computer with no problems. But thanks to ...
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What is the simplest way to download with wget in remote putty terminal using my local windows internet connection

I'd like to initate a download using wget in a remote putty terminal (i.e. an ubuntu server), but using my local windows internet connection. I guess there is two way to achieve this: run an HTTP ...
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How to share my puTTY SSH tunnel with another computer on LAN

I have SSH running on my home tomato router and connect to it successfully. I'm at a client and want one of my co-workers to be able to access a resource I have there and I tried having him connect ...
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How to configure SSH tunnel with same intermediate/end server?

I have read this question on SuperUser and the SSH section of the Debian handbook, and I am trying to do something similar. But there is a slight complication in that I really only have two servers in ...
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rsync over ssh tunnel: What does this repeated message mean? debug2: channel 2: window 1966080 sent adjust 131072

I'm rsyncing through an SSH tunnel (with ssh -vv). It's not very fast and I'm getting this message about every second: debug2: channel 2: window 1966080 sent adjust 131072 Once in a while I also ...
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Warning: remote port forwarding failed for listen port on Centos 6

I have a problem with port forwarding in centos 6, when i do: ssh -v -R root@hostname:19999:localhost:22 root@hotname I get this warning: Warning: remote port forwarding failed for listen port ...
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Port forwarding does not work

I am connecting to office network through VPN. I have two servers A and B. I have ssh/tomcat access to A through VPN but not to B. When I ssh into A, from there I can ssh into B. Also, B is running ...
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SSH Tunnel to establish a connection to server “b” through server “a”

I've program "p", which gets data from server "b" and which needs a connection to server "b" at port 23500 to run. the problem is that I've to be in network/server "a" to connect to server "b". So how ...
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SSH tunnel through two servers to access a web service on port 9091

what I have is a "phone-home" service running at remote1 that connects to LAN1 via: ssh -N -R 16864:localhost:22 <myuser.on.lan1>@<lan1.ip> so from the SSH terminal on LAN1 I can easily ...
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ssh tunneling on multi systems

I would like to ssh-forward id_rsa keys from localhost through server 1 to server 2 On the localhost computer I have the id_rsa keys which get added to ssh-agent for forwarding to a remote server. ...
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What's the quickest way to setup a socks proxy tunnel through ssh from Mac OS X?

Very often, I find myself on a network with poor international link or with access to certain websites blocked. I already manage several VPS with much better connection to the outside world, and I'd ...
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Linux Bash SSH - Why won't my port forwarding tunnel command work?

The commands I'm trying are: ssh -vxNn -L 8080:192.168.x.xx:80 hostname@server ssh -vxNn -L 8080:192.168.x.xx:80 hostname@server Where the "x" is masked for security as is the hostname and server, ...
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Android SHH tunneling through school Wi-Fi

Ok so I'll try my best to explain the situation at hand here. My school recently got a new web filter that blocks literally, everything. I can't use Google Drive or anything that I need anymore. Our ...
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Prevent multiple ssh-tunnel to same port and ip

Im creating a few ssh-tunnel connections to a remote system with this command: ssh -R port:localhost:2222 user@ip If this command is now execute multiple times, it will create every time a new ...
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Remote desktop to server through an intermediate computer

I have access to 3 machines: A(Windows 8, on which I am admin), B(Old Ubuntu distro on which I am root), and C (Server running Ubuntu, on which I am NOT root). I need to remote desktop from A to C. ...
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DNS tunneling through an SSH connection looses connectivity

In the article 'UDP traffic through SSH tunnel', it is described how to tunnel DNS trough a SSH tunnel: client# ssh -N -L 6667:localhost:6667 user@server server# mkfifo /tmp/fifo server# nc -k -l ...
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Setup ssh tunnel to access FTP on a remote server

I have an FTP server which is only accessible from 1 cloud machine (limited by IP). Is it possible to create an SSH tunnel between my home computer and the cloud machine so I can access the FTP ...
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Work is blocking an SSH connection, what is the easiest workaround?

My work laptop/network is blocking an SSH connection (that I can make with my cellphone so I know it's valid)? What is the easiest away around it? I'm fine with a small fee to reroute or whatever. (...