Port forwarding using ssh

 

How to use port forwarding when you are behind a firewall.

to access a service running locally on the remote server.

To setup a proxy

ssh -L 3128:localhost:80 <username>@YOURREMOTESERVER

REMOTE Port forwarding

Below example could be used to access RDP behind a firewall, but accessible from YOURREMOTESERVER

ssh -L 3389:YOURREMOTE_SERVER_WHERESERIVERUN_IP:3389 <username>@YOURREMOTESERVER -N

3389 – RDP port

N – will not start a terminal session.

 

 

Use localhost as the hostname/IP to establish connection from your desktop

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