Detecting SSH tunnels on a linux firewall

Roberto Mello rmello at
Fri Jan 12 14:01:59 MST 2007

On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 01:03:38PM -0700, Troy Bowman wrote:
> $ ssh -N -f -D 1080 remotehost
> And, bam! I have a socks5 proxy tunnel from your localhost to the
> remotehost.  Any application that can use socks5 (firefox, xchat, gaim,
> etc) can now use the tunnel to connect to anything through the tunnel
> and from the remote host.

Wow, I didn't know about this one. Cool! Thanks.


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