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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Permanent outgoing SSH tunnel with TomatoUSB

I use SSH tunnel(s) from computers in my home to a remote server, in order to have secure connections and appear to be where I'm not (I live in Europe but want to access Netflix for example). The ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Allowing remote desktop connection only by an SSH tunnel

By running an SSH tunnel to a windows remote server connection as described in the following links- ...
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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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Tunneling all of the local traffic through SSH

I know I can do something similar to: ssh -f user@hostname -D bind_address:port -N to create a SOCKS tunnel. But is it possible to tunnel all of the network traffic that the workstation generates over ...
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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? ...
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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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Connect to ssh (port 22) through tunnel opend in putty - Windows -

I want to connect to a remote sever (host1) that accessible only from it's private network. Another server (host2) accessible from the Internet. I opened a tunnel to host2 using putty and tested it's ...
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Route all traffic via established (preferably SSH) tunnel

In our company we are using some kind of VPN to access our internal network. The Procedure is following (this works only on company's notebook with installed all security features): 1. Open web ...
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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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Rsync over intermediate computer with autossh tunnel

I have two laptops with dynamic IP and I am trying to copy directly from one to the other. Lets call them, worklaptop, homelaptop, workserver Worklaptop has a perminant tunnel to workserver by way of ...
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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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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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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 ...
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How to create reverse dynamic ssh port forwarding

I'm trying to set up an ssh tunnel layout where: client A (not ssh-server enabled) initiates ssh connection to server S socks server is opened on server S:yyyy that tunnels all data via client A ...
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UDP tunneling over SSH does not work

I want to have UDP tunneling port:1812 (radius accounting ) over SSH. I use CentOS (radius server) and open-wrt (radius client). I did the same commands as follows but still it doen't forward ...
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Is there a sshuttle equivalent for windows - ssh tunneling for windows

I have been using sshuttle on my linux desktop for a long time to circumvent the restrictions of vietnamese ISPs. However I wonder if there's a similar easy to use software for windows? Something that ...
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How secure is an SSH tunnel or connection?

I have often advised people to use an SSH tunnel to secure their browsing on open WIFIs or in other insecure situations. I was recently asked by a friend how secure a SSH tunnel is after I had ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Automatic SSH tunneling from Windows

I'm trying to set up a Windows computer to always have two SSH tunnels to my Linux server. Currently, I'm using PuTTY to open the two SSH tunnels: I log in to the server in PuTTY, leave it ...
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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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autossh random monitoring port

I have multiple reverse ssh tunnels and I am trying to grab a free random port for monitoring. The forwards work fine and in most cases, when there is a disconnect, it will automatically reconnect. ...
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List open SSH tunnels

I use a lot of SSH tunnels to various servers on my linux machine (for tunnelling to databases, web servers etc) and it would be really handy to view a list of current open tunnels via a shell script. ...
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What is the most MTU efficient way of creating a network tunnel?

I am currently using SSH tunneling to connect to the internet via a remote computer using the -D ssh argument. I've recently run across a problem with this solution -- the SSH protocol decreases the ...
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Proxy to allow FTP and SFTP

I need to set up a system that allows FTP and SFTP to LAN users. In my company, we have 2 internet connections: normal one restricted one (provided by the ERP company): proxy that only allows ...
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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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Linux session restarts when VNC viewer is closed

I open TightVNC Viewer on Windows and connect to my Linux machine. I am able to connect to the machine and see the login screen. I log in, start a console and launch a command that takes a long time ...
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connecting to Server via Reminna Remote Desktop

I am trying to connect to an ubuntu server via Reminna using RDP. I can connect via the command line with ssh -i privatekey.pem ubuntu@ipaddr But when I try to connect with Remmina using the ...
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Port tunneling from windows machine to Tomcat on AWS for Jvisuamvm

I have an tomcat server running on AWS EC2 instance. To profile my application sitting on this tomcat server, I am trying to use jvisualvm tool provided by JDK. I am taking the help of this tutorial ...
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SSH Reverse socks tunnel

ssh -D can make a socks port at local machine, which pass the traffic to the remote, then to other places. ssh -L port:host:hostport, listen port at local machine, pass the traffic to "host:hostport" ...
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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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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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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 ...