How does one add a port forward to an openSSH live connection?
kenneth at mail1.ttak.org
Mon Feb 23 13:41:11 MST 2009
On 2/23/2009 8:45 AM, Doran L. Barton wrote:
> On Monday 23 February 2009 08:32:50 Kenneth Burgener wrote:
>> The putty ssh client is an awesome tool. I also love the fact that
>> putty has a Linux, Windows and Mac client, so I can use it from most any
>> environment. One of the features I love is the ability to add a port
>> forward from a live connection. This way I can keep my currently
>> forwarded applications running, without having to kill everything then
>> reconnect. Can openSSH add a port forward to a live connection?
> Yes. You have to issue the "escape character" which, unless you've changed it,
> is ~ (preceded by a newline) and then "C". This will give you a command-line
> at which you can type -L or -K commands. This is all documented in the ssh man
Thanks Doran, Jake and Nicholas.
And sure enough it is in the SSH under "Escape Characters", but not
under the "TCP Forwarding" section I had read. I think they should make
reference to this powerful ability in the "TCP Forwarding" section,
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