How does one add a port forward to an openSSH live connection?

Jake Pollmann jake.pollmann at
Mon Feb 23 08:46:33 MST 2009

> Once I have made the connection, is there a way to signal the ssh process to
> add an additional port forward, similar to Putty?

SSH to the host
Type ~C to enter a barebones "command line".
-L [bind_address:]port:host:hostport

You can also type help at the ssh> prompt for the syntax and also see
that -KR will cancel a remote forward.


Jake Pollmann

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