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[Bug 413054] Re: ssh socks proxy
Could you try to word this to fit on 2 lines, as per
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Status: New => Incomplete
ssh socks proxy
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To open a dynamic SOCKS proxy with SSH, just use 'ssh -D port user@host', where port should be your desired proxy port. Then use this forward with any SOCKS compatible application to route traffic through the remote host. You can also use DynamicForward in .ssh/config (look at man ssh_config).
(just found out this only works with the netcat-openbsd package)
To use a SOCKS proxy with SSH through netcat, add this to your .ssh/config:
ProxyCommand /usr/bin/nc localhost:8080 %h %p
(replace 8080 with your SOCKS port)