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SSH (Remote) Tunnels

02 Jan 2011 , tagged: SSH, Networking, NAT, Firewall

Just figured out how SSH remote tunnels work and wanted to write it down. Nomenclature: [Local] Client: your local computer. In fact, if I say local, I mean the client. [Remote] Server: the server you connect to. If I say remote, I mean server. Forward Tunnels Your standard tunnel, allows you to take a local port and redirect it to a remote port on the server: $ ssh -L REMOTEPORT:client:CLIENTPORT user@server Now, that by opening a tunnel in this way:

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