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

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forward all mysql traffic to a ssh tunnel

I have a local application that needs to connect to a remote mysql server at 40.40.40.40:3306 The main firewall blocks all connections but ssh, I can set up a ssh tunnel and connect to the server ...
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Directx application using wine over ssh -x

I'm trying to run a Windows app (Artemis video game - server mode) on my archlinux server. As it is an windows application I have to run it using Wine. As I'd like to be able to launch the server ...
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SSH tunneling error: “channel 1: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed”

When I open this ssh tunnel: ssh -nXNT -p 22 localhost -L 0.0.0.0:8984:remote:8983 I get this error when trying to access the HTTP server running on localhost:8984: channel 1: open failed: ...
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Using reverse SSH tunneling in one step instead of two steps (with -X)

Suppose we have three hosts: miki - my computer behind a NAT vps0 - my VPS mum - computer of my mother, behind a different NAT. The task is to connect from my computer to my mum and keep X11 ...
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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 ...
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Reverse AutoSSH working, but the proxied LISTEN ports fail randomly

I'm having a hard time describing the error, sorry for the lengthy explanation: I have a successful, working, stable reverse AutoSSH solution nailed up between a client beagle board and a server. The ...
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How to start two processes piggie-backed? So the first finishes when the second finishes?

I'm running a script with ssh commands to a server behind a jump-host. Each time I want to run a command on my server in the secure network, I need to ssh into the jump-host (bastion) server and run ...
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Connect from firewalled server to git through connected client

the servers I am working on block port 22 connections outgoing, my local machine doesn't. I would like to reverse tunnel the server to my local machine, so that when I run git clone on the server, it ...
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Enabling system management privileges for non-local users - How the heck does `polkit` work, anyways?

I am managing a CentOS 6.2 server remotely using X over SSH (actually NX, but that's just a proxy). The Everything is working correctly, except when I try to do tasks that would normally require ...
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Can connecting to a SSH tunnel result in a vulnerability?

it's probably a noob question, but I haven't found a real answer yet. I bought a proxy service. In order to setup my browser I have to establish a SSH tunnel to their server. Since I do not want to ...
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If I use an SSH tunnel to forward a remote port to a local one, and my IP address changes, will that tunnel still work?

Simple - trying to use my personal computer as a server, by forwarding a public static IP address's port to mine, but I'm worried about Comcast pulling out the rug from underneath my feet and changing ...
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How can I maintain open ssh connection and use it from shell scripts?

Currently i invoke the following: $ ssh me@host.com my_cmd This is slow and not easy to automate safely. I would like to establish ssh connection once and have some script that will forward my ...
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SSH connection breaks after executing commands (broken pipe)

I am connecting to a remote machine on WAN and LAN networks using SSH. After logging in with username & password I type some commands in the shell. After the 2nd or 3rd command PuTTY throws the ...
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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 login with a tunnel through intermediate server in a single command?

Is there a way in a single SSH command to login via SSH to a remote server passing through an intermediate server? In essence, I need to create a tunnel to my "bridge server" and via the tunnel to ...
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How can I remotely access an intranet website from an external network via an SSH tunnel?

I recently setup FreeIPA on an internally accessible system at home. I'd like to manage this web UI from networks that are external to my LAN, but at the same time, I don't want to have to expose this ...
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SMTP traffic being forwarded through SSH even do AllowTcpForwarding is disabled

I have a situation on one server, where it seems to be spaming over traffic being sent over SSH tunnel. Output below shows connections being made to remote SMTP server that seem to be initiated over ...
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Does `ssh -D` proxy DNS request?

Is DNS resolution tunneled to the other end when I use a SOCKS proxy created with ssh -D? I have read the manual, searched the Internet, and found no documentation relevant.
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How do I know if my ssh tunnel is created successfully?

I rely on the following script tunnel.sh written by others to keep a ssh tunnel alive: #!/bin/bash export SSH_HOST=tim@server if [ ! -f /tmp/.tunnel ] then echo "Creat SSH tunnel" ssh -f -D 9999 ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 I can't get SSH tunneling to work with -g switch?

I'm running this command on myServer: ssh -g -p 9922 -f myuser@serverOnOpenInternet -L 1212:serverBehindFirewall:80 -N serverOnOpenInternet runs sshd on port 9922. (not my call) Once I run the ...
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Forwarding traffics come from SSH tunnel to VPN tunnel on a Linux device

I want to route network traffic that comes from one end of ssh tunnel (constructed by ssh dynamic port-forwarding) into one end of VPN tunnel. Given four linux devices A, B, C and D, for example, I ...
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sshd_config MaxSessions parameter

I have problem with "MaxSessions" parameter in sshd. I would like to restrict number of sessions via one ssh connection. For example for tcp forwarding. When I set MaxSessions to 0, logons are not ...
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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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Is sshd_config TPCKeepAlive still using unencrypted channel and therefore vulnerable

This post from 2008 in ubuntuforums recommends disabling TCPKeepAlive Disable TCP KeepAlive messages. These messages are spoofable and are sent outside of the encrypted channel, and ...
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How to browse a website as if I am in USA? [closed]

I am in Taiwan right now and whenever I go to a website that I could browse in USA, it directly transfers me to the Asia site. There is no way to browse the USA version of the site, probably because ...
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Run SSH SOCKS5 proxy on system startup

I want to setup a linux server (Ubuntu Server 14.04 in this case) to be used as a SOCKS5 proxy by software on another client. Now this is pretty easy by running ssh -f -N -D 0.0.0.0:1080 localhost as ...
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sshfs over mosh tunnel

I am using sshfs over ssh tunnel. The reason for this is because I do not have direct access to machine from which I want to mount file system. This command establishes me tunnel: ssh -o ...
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How SSH Tunneling is working

can someone explain how the following ssh tunneling is working ? ssh root@localhost -P 2222 -pw 1234 L 3300:remote_WIN_machine1:3389 this ssh command is running from Linux machine while the remote ...
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Tunnelling through multiple machines on Red Hat with varying users and keys

I'm trying to SSH tunnel hop to a Tomcat7 server where JMX was configured on port 9090. Essentially: localhost > hostB > hostC. In a terminal, from localhost to hostB: ssh -L ...
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user@localhost password not accepted when ssh-ing through a tunnel [closed]

I am trying to log into a workstation through another server, following this guide http://serverfault.com/questions/53080/how-to-enable-ssh-x11-forwarding-through-additional-server Step 1, connecting ...
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Accessing forwarded port via SSL/TLS

I have a Raspberry Pi that sets up an SSH tunnel with my VPS so that I can access several things remotely. My Pi forwards its local port 80 to my VPS's port 3180, so I can access it via ...
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Redirect traffic flowing into SSH server to privoxy, then to TOR

I own a Ubuntu VPS that I am using for SSH tunneling. I want the traffic to be redirected to TOR network. Some research showed that I can do it by using Privoxy, that will accept traffic from SSH ...
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Why SSH login works in shell but fails in all third parties via ssh tunnel?

I'm using ssh to log in (prompt password first time) on a remote server. In shell, using this command: ssh root@myserver.com works well! But all other db software applications that I tested ...
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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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Correctly closing multiple hop SSH tunnel

I want to tunnel VNC traffic to host2, which is only accessible from host1, whereas host1 is publicly accessible. I setup a multi-hop SSH tunnel as described in this question, using: ssh -L ...
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It is possible to make an IPSEC VPN Bonding?

I wanted to know if It is possible to bound two IPSEC tunnels ? I've already done a VPN bonding of SSH tunnels, but It will be better if I use IPSEC.
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Tunnel audio chat over ssh

I'm running a HelpDesk for internal call center employees. Right now, we can chat with employees over our web portal and remote-control their Linux Mint workstations via VNC over a secure SSH tunnel. ...
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Channel 0: open failed: administratively prohibited: open failed

I was doing this tutorial, but when it comes to the part where O should run these commands: local-server# ssh -NTCf -w 0:0 87.117.217.27 local-server# ssh -NTCf -w 1:1 87.117.217.44 It says: ...
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How do I route a spare network interface through an SSH tunnel?

I just bought a Raspberry Pi and I am wanting to route an ad hoc wireless network interface fully through an SSH tunnel that was created using another wireless interface. I want to do this so that I ...
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ssh tunneling: connection closed by foreign host

I'm trying to create a scenario to test a simple ssh tunneling, just for using a simple telnet. I have two hosts: ubuntu and suse. Both of them have the other hostname on /etc/hosts file for address ...
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What's the diference between a SSH tunnel and a VPN? [closed]

What situations do I have to use one in detriment to the other? I believe that both serves for the same situations at the most of the case, isn't?
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How do I tunnel traffic through a VPN and then through another machine

I recently started working from home using a laptop (A) that connects to a corporate network over a VPN. The VPN end point (B) on the corporate side then has two ports, 3389 for RDP and 22 for ssh, ...
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SSH Tunneling does it multiplex?

I'm writing an application which will be doing something similar to SSH tunnelling (port forwarding and reverse port forwarding). However, SSH will not be involved at all, hence why I'm not using any ...
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ssh tunnelling explanation

I have a question regarding ssh tunneling. I've read this article http://www.popcornfarmer.com/2009/01/ssh-tunneling-tutorial/ I would like to make X forwarding work and run some X applications ...
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Mounting nfs4 partition over ssh tunel

I am following this manual on how to mount an nfs port over an ssh tunnel: https://blogs.oracle.com/shepler/entry/tunneling_nfs_traffic_via_ssh I need this because I want to mount an nfs partition ...
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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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Is there a way to have regular expression in ~/.ssh/config

I have two set of server. Test on production. All server have internal ip. currently I am using alias to login: Host pro-10 Hostname 192.168.1.10 ProxyCommand ssh production-server nc %h %p For ...
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Appearing to be on the same network

I have a user that needs to connect to a machine located on a private network at another facility. Basically 192.168.0.20 -> 192.168.0.1 -> Internet -> 192.168.1.1 -> 192.168.2.1 -> ...