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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Unable to SSH to one server but able to ssh to amazon ec2

I am behind a firewall which restricts access to Internet and the only way we are allowed to access the Internet is via a proxy service via port 8080. Now, I am using corkscrew and it is allowing me ...
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Is possible to compress ALL the web browsing using a ssh tunnel or similar?

I have a machine with a fast connection to internet in point A (Let's say 10MB). In point B I have a machine with slow internet (let's say 1/2 MB). Is possible to use a ssh tunnel that run in point ...
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Restrict SSH server tunneling port

I have a SSH server running OpenSSH. I want to use it to setup a SOCKS server so that my friends in China can use it to access websites such as twitter. I want to enforce two restrictions: 1. no shell ...
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ssh tunnel not working for external addresses

I am at a client site and they block some addresses so I am trying to use ssh to tunnel through my company's server. The tunnel works for intranet sites, but it fails but failing for pubic sites. ...
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Why my reverse ssh is closing when I try to connect to it?

I'm using a reverse SSH tunnel on Debian with openssh-server and autossh: something like -R 1234:localhost:22 with a monitoring port also set. Generally, it works well, but I'm having the following ...
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Can Putty establish a gateway to the SSH remote server?

My desktop home computer (see the image below) connects via SSH to the Office Server (via internet, of course). I connect to that server from my home desktop (running Linux) by using the OpenSSH ...
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Reboot Windows Computer using Putty (SSH)

I am running Putty and am able to SSH into a network (Tomato is running the SSH server). How can I reboot a Windows computer on the network from Putty? What command do I type?
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How to connect / tunneling to another computer to use it's localhost?

I'am not quite sure how to describe what I really asking for, so i will try: I have two computer A and B. Computer A is my primary computer I'am working on. I'am web developer, and as you may know, ...
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How do I create an SSH tunnel on a VPS for RDP to Windows host behind restrictive ISP

I have spent several session trying to figure this out, and tried to follow many other posts. But for some reason this is confusing to me and none of the other situations "seem" to apply. What I want ...
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SSH tunnel local port forwarding to Facebook over HTTPS

I successfully establish connection to https sites over SSH Tunnel local port forwarding. But I can not reach to Facebook in the same way. What can be the restriction? The ssh command I use; ssh -L ...
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How to set up SSH tunnel between 2 machines behind 2 different NATs

I have Windows PC behind a NAT/Firewall at home, and a Windows PC behind a NAT/Firewall at work. i.e. Neither PC has a publicly visible IP address. On each of the PCs, I am running a Ubuntu VM on ...
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Reverse SSH Tunnel from local ssh server to remote ssh client, forwarding traffic to another server on the client network?

Is this possible? local system w/ ssh server remote client running ssh client connection to (1) target destination on client's (2) network for local (1) traffic When the remote ssh client connects ...
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Tunneling a license based on smartsniff output?

I use ssh tunneling through putty in windows 7 to connect windows desktops at work and have been able to use ssh-tunneling for a matlab license in the past as well. However, now I had a program ...
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Port not open when using an SSH tunnel

ssh -N -L 1982:123.456.789.123:22 user@123.456.789.123 That's what I'm doing so on Box1 so that it listens on port 1982 and passes that along to port 22 of 123.456.789.123. When I do a netstat -a | ...
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How do I ssh tunnel port forward?

I'm on a Mac and I want to connect to an EC2 instance, then have that EC2 instance connect to a remote server over port 22. So as far as I understand it, I would do something like: sudo ssh -l ...
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Mac listening on port 80 for both IPv4 127.0.0.1 and IPv6 ::1 with SSH tunnel, but connection is not possible with IPv4?

I am connecting with openssh to a remote server, running a web server which I need to access as if from the server itself. Therefore I use ssh-tunneling, like this: sudo ssh -L 80:127.0.0.1:7065 ...
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Port Forwarding/SSH Tunneling Dilemma

I am in a situation where I need to forward port 9999 on host3 to my localhost. To make it clearer, here is the path between me and the target localhost----->{Firewall_1 ...
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Windows SSH Client to monitor connection [closed]

I am looking for a Windows SSH Client that will monitor your SSH connection to your Server and will notify you via balloon notification if SSH connection dropped. Also it will let you reconnect ...
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Screen sharing via SSH tunnel on OS X

I have two desktop machines which I would like to do screen sharing (vnc connection) with (Machine A -> Machine C). But I would like to connect via a SSH tunnel on Machine B. How can I do this? Both ...
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SSH as socks proxy through multiple hosts (with http proxy involved)

There are three machines involved. Home PC Gateway Server Squid Proxy Server on a workstation. I want to surf internet using the Squid proxy server on my Home PC I don't have a direct access to the ...
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Disable SSH remote tunneling

I need to restrict SSH tunnel functions. Users should not be allowed to create remote tunnels but only tunnels to localhost. I tried to setup the whole thing in the SSH configuration but I can only ...
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How to move the remote x-window over SSH X tunnel, back to the remote linux host

Am connecting from my Linux (Mint) desktop to the Fedora (rpfr18) Raspberry Pi using SSH X tunneling. When the Pi comes up, I connect to it from the desktop xterminal using: SSH -X ...
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GUI ssh clients for mac?

Is there a GUI ssh tunneling client for mac that supports jump servers? Mulitple hops? I have tried: coachilla SSH tunnel manager Tunnelblick tunneling manually through terminal is fine, but time ...
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Is is possible to tunnel a port over SSH for the current user only?

I'd like to establish an SSH tunnel, but I'm on a shared system. I'd rather not share access to the tunnel with the rest of the users. Is there any way to restrict the local port for my use only, as a ...
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Most efficient set up for multiple ssh tunnels?

I currently require remote access to around 10-20 machines, some of which need to be accessed via multiple SSH hops. However I've noticed that some of the SSH connections are a bit sluggish. What is ...
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How to tunnel a port from a server behind a firewall to a remote server that allows connections via ssh?

I have a scenario where I need to open up a port for a server behind an ISP that appears to be blocking traffic. In this case I have a dedicated server remotely that I can ssh into and use whatever ...
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Internet access to host behind firewall using ssh tunnel

My goal is to give host behind firewall access to the internet. Below you can find brief description of network [internet] <-> [proxy] <-> [A] <-> (firewall) <-> [B] [A] - ...
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Ssh port forwarding with Remote Desktop timing out

My work computer, a Windows 7 Enterprise PC called WORKPC, is running Remote Desktop. I have configured Windows Firewall on WORKPC to allow access to the Remote Dekstop service from only two IP ...
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Finding why a ssh tunnel is not working

I have a remote server that I can SSH into no problem. I have PostgreSQL (ps) set up on the remote server (called 'enc') and local machine, both running on 5432 (the default). The remote server does ...
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Finding IP or hostname of origin machine (ssh)

I connect to a number of machines constantly, from different physical locations (and thus different physical machines). Most of this is done though ssh, sometimes a gateway machine or two is required ...
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ssh reverse tunneling via putty thru 3 boxes - connection timeout

the three boxes are My laptop ( windows ) A jumpbox ( linux ) The server ( linux ) My web application is running in nodejs port 3000 on the server. I should access the web app in my laptop by ...
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X11Forwarding using SSH and Netcat

From my machine, I must connect through nodes A, B, and C, to reach target: localhost -> A -> B -> C -> target Machine A is configured to refuse X11 Forwarding, so I guess I shouldn't ...
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ssh tunnel error : channel 3: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused

I'm trying to access and browse internet through a ssh server so in my laptop (ubuntu 12.04) I do this: ssh -D 9999 root@server-ip then in the network proxy in my laptop I set: HTTP proxy ...
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A way of accessing a remote linux server via SSH anonymously and running a graphic web browser?

I need a way of connecting to a remote server anonymously and running (with further possibility of visual manipulation) a graphical Web Browser (not text-based) - Tor has been chosen for this and ...
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OpenVpn and SSH tunneling

first of all I'm a linux newbie and just rent my vps few days ago. I'm using this vps for ssh tunneling and web server (apache, php, etc). Today I want to install openvpn but I'm bit confused that if ...
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When I run a java swing app via xwindow over ssh session, is it's classpath my local box or that of the ssh server?

When running java sandbox apps over a cygwin (Moba terminal) ssh xwindows session, is it running on my local machine or is it executing on the server, with just the interface being displayed to my ...
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is using an ssh tunnel adequate protextion when using public wifi?

I am going to be traveling and on my tablet I use an ssh tunnel to browse the internet. Mainly so I can monitor my own traffic and see whay info APS are sending about me. So, will using an ssh tunnel ...
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VNC via SSH tunnel: channel 3: open failed: connect failed: No route to host

I used to connect from A to a system B through VNC with SSH tunnel via C. I do the following: In B I start the vncserver: vncserver and let's say I get the :12 In A I open the ssh tunnel: ssh ...
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Dynamic Port Forwarding Automation and Which Ports?

I've successfully enabled dynamic port forwarding in my web browser. Now I'd like to go a few steps further if that's at all possible. 1) There is software that monitors network traffic on a ...
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SSH Dynamic Port Forwarding

I've done lots of searching over the past couple of weeks. And I've found a LOT of blog entries and articles on the subject. But invariably they're either just an article talking about the benefits ...
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Ways of recovering a missing .bash_history due to a 100% full disk?

Two Putty sessions were opened to a Debian 6 Linux. Log-files led to a full disk. The bash history of the entire shell sessions is missing, and even beyond that (This may be due to a blocked ...
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Set up SSH access with gogoc service

I'm trying to set up gogoc in order to allow my computer to be accessible via SSH using a Freenet6 Tunnel Broker. Here are the relevant parts of my /etc/gogoc/gogoc.conf: userid=<my_userid> ...
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SSH Tunnel between two VPNs

I have an ssh tunnel from my home router (R) to a VPN (A). Can I setup another tunnel from another VPN (B) to my home router (R) in a way that traffic from VPN A to VPN B will be tunneled? I'm looking ...
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How to make ssh tunnel open to public?

Well, referring back to this question, I am running the command ssh -R 8080:localhost:80 -N root@example.com on a Mac. Yet the port that is being tunneled is not working publicly. I am running such ...
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ssh -D doesn't establish tunnel, it just connect as interactive session. Why?

I am trying to create a SOCKS5 tunnel, but for some reason using -D does not work. Here is an excerpt: laptop:~ localuser$ ssh -D 8080 -p 2222 remoteuser@remotehost.com remoteuser@remotehost.com's ...
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SSH tunnel in Putty says “address already in use” but that's not true

I've configured a putty session from Lubuntu to a VPS on the Internet via a proxy server. The connection to the VPS is correctly established, but the tunnel isn't. This is the tunnel configuration: ...
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How to access MATLAB license server vis ssh?

I have MATLAB installed on my laptop which should connect to a certain host that stores license information. I used to be able to use MATLAB anywhere that I had an internet connection. Recently, I ...
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sshuttle on a DD-WRT / OpenWRT Router

Has anybody had any success installing and running sshuttle on a wireless router? My intent is to have all traffic from all devices (computer, tablet, gaming system, etc.) that connect to the router ...
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Looking for web based SSH frontend to access computers behind SSH-based router

I'm looking for a web-based solution (accessible via the internet) that allows me to establish an SSH connection to computers on my internal network (Linux boxes). I don't want to install custom ...
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Anonying Firewall - Still cannot access banned sites like facebook even via SSH tunnel through SOCKS 5 Proxy

I'm in some un-named country and I connected to my SOCKS 5 Proxy via an SSH Tunnel which is located in the US. I tried to visit facebook via the browser, but it just times out. But when I ping ...