An SSH tunnel provides an encrypted channel based on the SSH protocol.

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Are the SSH manual pages wrong?

The ssh manual pages states the following: -L [bind_address:]port:host:hostport Specifies that the given port on the local (client) host is to be forwarded to the given host and ...
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SSH tunnel to MySQL for PHP scripts

I need to establish an SSH tunnel so that my local PHP script can connect to a MySQL server on a remote server. Remote machine: MySQL (127.0.0.1:3306) on Linux (SSH port 44422) Local machine: Linux (...
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Reverse SSH dynamic port allotment error

When I run: ssh -i mycert -R 0:localhost:80 user@myserver.com and run the following on 'myserver.com': curl localhost:dynamicly_assigned_port I get 'ssh:Server send unrequested port, from port ...
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How can I configure Linux to reopen my SSH tunnels after the connection has been restored?

I am currently working with some SSH tunnels configured. Many times when I loose connection to the Internet or hibernate my laptop, I need to reconfigure the tunnels (i.e., do killall ssh and then set ...
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How can I tell which ports have been used for reverse SSH tunnels?

I have two machines, client and server. client has created a reverse-tunnel on server with something like ssh -R 12345:localhost:12345 server. When logged into server how could I find ports which ...
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Attach to an existing ssh tunnel

I have an existing ssh tunnel which connects machine A to C over B. #user@A: ssh -N user@B -L 9999:C:9999 Is there any way to create a new ssh tunnel on D and attach it to the existing tunnel so ...
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Multiple SSH tunnels (local and remote forwarding) over one master OpenSSH connection? Good idea?

The question Using an already established SSH channel has an answer that intrigued me. It suggests that I can reuse an existing SSH connection. However, after further reading, I see that this solution ...
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SSH tunneling through a busybox router

I have a busybox router and I'm able to login to the console using telnet & I also have access to the web interface. My question is, how can I create an ssh tunnel from my local network through ...
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Firefox with X11 Forwarding is not working

I cannot open firefox via ssh: I've tried with: ssh -vvv -X user@192.168.40.21 But it outputs: debug3: send packet: type 50 debug2: we sent a password packet, wait for reply debug3: receive ...
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Understanding, and viewing, how ports are allocated by ssh tunnels?

I was trying to figure out a small problem with connecting to vnc through an SSH tunnel today where one of the possible issues was that someone else was already tunneled to the port. Without going ...
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Correct ssh config file settings to tunnel to a 3rd machine

I'm trying to tunnel to and end server via a bridge server. So far, I've been able to get it working from the command shell properly using the following command: ssh -A -t bridge_userid@...
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SSH Tunneling - Local and Remote Use Cases

I just learned the basics of SSH tunneling from googling. I saw this interesting question: How does reverse SSH tunneling work? But I still find it a bit confusing, more specifically on the user@...
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How do I prevent just 'exit' from being saved when I close an SSH connection?

When searching for a way to do this on Google, all I can find are ways to quit the session without saving history (like kill -9 $$), but I have the opposite problem. I want to save all of my history, ...
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killing tunnels for a user connected with ssh -N

I created a forward only ssh connection with the following: ssh -i id_rsa -o TCPKeepAlive=yes -o ServerAliveInterval=10 \ -N -n -R 127.0.0.12:8888:127.0.0.12:8888 fwduser@192.168.1.201 Mow, ...
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SSH into multiple remote machines through ssh tunnel [duplicate]

I am new to ssh-tunneling. Basically I want to be able to get ssh access to servers in a remote lab (say subnet 1.2.3.X). I can log into a machine that is visible say 11.22.33.44 I want to be able ...
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Reverse ssh tunnel in config

How can I establish a reverse ssh tunnel with my ./ssh/config file? I'm trying to reproduce this command ssh -R 55555:localhost:22 user@host in my .ssh/config file so that when I type ssh host I'...
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Having ssh tunneling itself for remote access from a third machine [duplicate]

I am struggling with understanding if and how the following is possible. Say that I have a machine T (target) which I want to access from remote (ideally via ssh). T is behind a router/firewall R ...
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log into a machine through another, with (de)compression at the ends only [duplicate]

I have looked all around but couldn't find the answer to a very simply question: I would like to log into machine C from machine A, passing through machine B. However, B is slow, so I would also like ...
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Reverse socks5 using SSH

Setup: Server is a virtual machine Server have a local ip adress Server is restricted so that it can't reach the internet (not sure how) Client machine have access to both server via SSH Client ...
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How can I mount a remote sshfs directory of an publicly inaccessible server on my inaccessible client machine?

This is an extension of the question by @Andrei How to mount remote SSHFS via intermediate machine? Tunneling? I'm in the same situation that I want to mount a remote directory, however the ...
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How to rsync files between two remotes with an explicit port and different usernames?

I want to rsync files between two remote servers. I tried to follow the next solution of @roaima: http://unix.stackexchange.com/a/183516/137526, but I need a more delicate solution, for two reasons: ...
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Setting up port forwarding on router for reverse SSH tunnel

My home PC is behind NAT but my router has static ip address. My work PC uses 3G stick for Internet (So I guess it is like being behind NAT). I would like to create a reverse SSH-tunnel to connect to ...
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SSH tunnels force new tunnel and kill old session

This is the situation: I have a Linux server running Ubuntu server 14.04 to which multiple computers connect and authenticate with SSH and try to open a reverse tunnel. These computers usually do not ...
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Confirming that a reverse ssh tunnel has been established

I have a reverse ssh tunnel established between a client and a server computer. The client connects on the server on port 22, and creates a reverse ssh tunnel on port 4030. After the client computer ...
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“channel 3: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed” when creating a VNC session on a SSH tunnel

On creating a VNC connection via tunneled SSH connection, I get an error: channel 3: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed I have found that this happens only when I'm not logged ...
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How to use SSH tunnel to connect to remote MySQL server?

I am trying to connect to remote MySQL server, which runs on CentOS 6.6 cPanel server. I am creating tunnel this way: ssh -L 3306:xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:3306 user@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -p PPPPP Where xxx.xxx....
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Keeping an SSH tunnel up while my system is up - init.d service or something else?

I use an SSH tunnel on my host computer daily; but so far I've just been manually using some terminal just for that: Entering ssh -D 5001 user@some.where.com at the command line, and redoing it if ...
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Which processes do the ports (as communication connection endpoints) belong to in SSH port forwarding?

(1) For remote forwarding: -R [bind_address:]port:host:hostport Specifies that the given port on the remote (server) host is to be forwarded to the given host and port on the local side. ...
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How to ignore “Unable to connect to target host” error messages

I am using an SSH tunnel. It works fine but it gives me these messages regularly: channel 5: open failed: connect failed: Unable to connect to target host channel 4: open failed: connect failed: ...
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Setup SSH tunnel on existing connection from script

I want to establish an SSH tunnel on an existing connection. The tricky part is doing it from a script (a custom shell I need to allow users only some specific things, like setting up this tunnel). ...
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SSH Tunneling Through a Firewall to a Cluster

I work at a university but I often work remotely. There is a cluster computer at the university that I need to be able to interact with, but its behind a firewall. Let's call the firewall F and the ...
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remote desktop on host

I have a host and I need people from Europe to access application on its desktop. So far I have told them to use ssh -x -C user@host and then launch an application with application& to get the app ...
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How do I troubleshoot ssh tunnels disconnection?

I am using SSH tunnels launched via autossh at boot on a device installed at remote locations. Up to now everything was working fine but yesterday the connection partly went down and autossh wouldn't ...
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VNC & SSH : local (win-putty) -> hop (linux) -> remote (linux)

I'm gettin a headache trying to access a remote VLC & SSH. This is the situation : Local : Win box behind NAT, dynamic IP. I want to connect from here. Hop : Linux box, static IP server Remote :...
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How can I use a Raspberry Pi as a router between two WiFi networks?

I want to RDP from PC1 (Running Windows 7), to PC2 (Running Windows 7) using Pi (Raspberry Pi running Debian). This the network situation: Network1 Network2 ...
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autossh won't run in background

I try to set autossh to run at boot adding it to /etc/rc.local but I am unable to even get it to run in the background. This is the crucial part of my config file: Host remotehost.com LocalForward ...
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SSH tunnel to VNC on a Windows 7 system. Error: Tunnel device open failed

The system I'm trying to SSH from is Fedora 20 x86_64. The system tunneling to is Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit and it has Cygwin installed with TigerVNC and OpenSSH. VNC is running on Windows 7 on port ...
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Double port forwarding - SSH

NOTE: I'm not explaining why I want to do this. But here is the requirement. There are 4 hosts. Host A, Host B, Host C, Host D Host A is running some application which can be accessed at port 8001 ...
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ssh (remote console) between 2 computers from different private networks

I have two computers. Both of them are from different private networks. I'd like to connect from one of them to another (to program on it remotely). I attempted to use some remote desktop software (...
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Reverse connection to SSH server [duplicate]

Machine A is connected to the internet and is behind firewall so it cannot receive incoming connections. Machine B is open to the internet. I want to be able to type commands into B and have them ...
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SFTP over reverse SSH tunnel?

I want to SFTP to a remote computer that is behind NAT. I can't modify the NAT router, so I have set up a reverse SSH tunnel using a middleman server. Here's what my SSH tunnel looks like: laptop---&...
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Remote support: routing RDP over ssh tunnel?

I want to replace TeamViewer with a FOSS solution. I need to support some remote computers. I have a working SSH tunnel set up between two computers using a middleman server like this: Kubuntu_laptop-...
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Tunnelling VPN through SSH mac

I have a pptp VPN server set up on my Raspberry Pi at home, and it works really well, except when I'm stuck behind my college's firewall. I can SSH into it through commonly open firewall ports (443, ...
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Specifying outgoing interface for SSH tunnel

I have a machine with two public IP addresses on two interfaces. This machine is running sshd. Is there a way to specify, when creating a tunnel with a SOCKS interface (i.e. -D), which interface to ...
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How to monitor traffic when SSH tunneling?

If I run: ssh -fND localhost:6000 USERNAME@IPADDRESS -p PORTNUMBER and I set my webbrowser to use 127.0.0.1:6000 SOCKS5 proxy, is there a way for the remote SSH server to monitor my web traffic? I'...
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vnc connection working with PuTTY but not with command line

I am using PuTTY to connect to a distant network to then set up x11vnc and then using ssl/sshvnc as a client. in the host name for PuTTY I have: ssh.inf.uk and port: 22 in the ssh tunnel options I ...
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For some reason “sudo ssh -w any -o Tunnel=ethernet root@remote” creates tun devices instead of tap devices

To connect multiple tunnel endpoints to a common bridge interface, I have to create a Layer 2 tunnel over ssh. The server is Ubuntu 10.04, the client is Ubuntu 14.04. I have enabled PermitTunnel yes ...
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Use HAProxy to tunnel SSH through https

I have a server with Apache webserver on it and many websites running on http (port 80) and https (port 443). I would like to use a proxy on port 443 in between Apache and the user. In this page, ...
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Is it possible to run a thin client in virtualbox?

I have a Mac laptop for work. I would like to keep my personal stuff off of my work computer. Obviously I can just ssh to my home computer and/or tunnel X using Quartz. But this always feels clunky, ...
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Equivalent autossh command?

I am using the following command to setup an SSH tunnel to a remote server. I am using Ubuntu 15.10, and the remote server is running Ubuntu 14.04.3. ssh -N -f -L localhost:7154:localhost:7154 ...