Posts tagged networking

There are 2 posts for the tag networking

Creating an SSH tunnel on a Mac

A while ago I wrote a post about how to set up an SSH tunnel to access remote desktop. Since then I've started using a Macbook Air, and naturally I want to do the same. As it turns out, however, I'm terrible at remembering the syntax. So here it is, for my own future reference: I want to access Remote Desktop on RDPSERVER, port 3389, and map it to port 3391 on my local machine. To to this I will connect to SSHSERVER and tunnel through that. > ssh -l username -L localhos...

Posted by johan on January 22, 2013

Setting up an SSH tunnel to access Remote Desktop using Putty and SSHD on Linux

In Approach, we have servers (ya, rly!). From time to time I need to access them. Usually, I do this by connecting to our VPN. At times, however, that is not possible, like for instance when some overzealous firewall administrator has blocked outgoing PPTP. Then you might have the need for an alternate approach, like using an SSH tunnel (provided that the administrator didn’t block outgoing SSH as well…) And yes, I am aware that there are plenty of guides how to setup an SSH ...

Posted by johan on March 27, 2012