I'm trying to set up a tor node following http://sickbits.net/creating-a-personal-privoxytorproxy-ec2-instance/ using ubuntu 14.4 lts on ec2. I've gotten to:
$ ssh firstname.lastname@example.org -i .ssh/Amazon-Proxy.pem.txt -L50000:localhost:8118 -f -N
ubuntu@ec2-52-**-***-**.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com-i f:tproxy.pem -L50000:localhost:8118 -f -N ssh: connect to host
ec2-52-**-***-**.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.comport 22: Bad file number ~$ netstat -an -f inet -L
Displays protocol statistics and current TCP/IP network connections.
NETSTAT [-a] [-b] [-e] [-f] [-n] [-o] [-p proto] [-r] [-s] [-t] [interval]
-a Displays all connections and listening ports. -b Displays the executable involved in creating each connection or listening port. In some cases well-known executables host multiple independent components, and in these cases the sequence of components involved in creating the connection or listening port is displayed. In this case the executable name is in  at the bottom, on top is the component it called, and so forth until TCP/IP was reached. Note that this option can be time-consuming and will fail unless you have sufficient permissions. -e Displays Ethernet statistics. This may be combined with the -s option. -f Displays Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDN) for foreign addresses. -n Displays addresses and port numbers in numerical form. -o Displays the owning process ID associated with each connection. -p proto Shows connections for the protocol specified by proto; proto may be any of: TCP, UDP, TCPv6, or UDPv6. If used with the -s option to display per-protocol statistics, proto may be any of: IP, IPv6, ICMP, ICMPv6, TCP, TCPv6, UDP, or UDPv6. -r Displays the routing table. -s Displays per-protocol statistics. By default, statistics are shown for IP, IPv6, ICMP, ICMPv6, TCP, TCPv6, UDP, and UDPv6; the -p option may be used to specify a subset of the default. -t Displays the current connection offload state. interval Redisplays selected statistics, pausing interval seconds between each display. Press CTRL+C to stop redisplaying statistics. If omitted, netstat will print the current configuration information once.
I tried:netstat -an -f inet -L
Windows' netstat doesn't have -L - and may call it something else. Do you think its any of the above options. Also any idea what the 'Bad file number' means?
$ netstat -a | find "LISTENING" find: LISTENING: No such file or directory
But I can see using just "$ netstat -a" that:
TCP **.***.**.***:51621 stackoverflow:https ESTABLISHED TCP **.***.**.***:51627 ec2-52-**-***-**:ssh ESTABLISHED