I'm trying to create a simple SSH tunnel using OpenSSH.
I have a VPS server listening on port 4444 for SSH.
From my local Ubuntu machine, I wish to create the SSH tunnel to http://edition.cnn.com/.
I use the following command:
ssh -L 5050:edition.cnn.com:80 x.x.x.x -p 4444
x.x.x.x is my VPS IP.
I then press Enter, and wait a couple of seconds.
Instead of the tunnel being created, I'm logged in via SSH to my VPS.
What is wrong with my command syntax? Everywhere I look I find that I invoke it correctly.