How to tunnel other services

  • Here's how to tunnel lpd and cvs on UNIX systems.
  • The SSH FAQ describes how to tunnel other common TCP services. For an example, see this setup for Windows 95/98/NT and Unix.
  • Other RPC services, such as NIS, can also be tunneled with the sec_rpc package.
  • Sometimes there are simpler alternatives to tunneling. For FTP, one can use the sftp client that comes with SSH and OpenSSH. On UNIX systems, POP can be replaced with scp by using the scripts loopmail and scpmail on the client and servemail and appendfile on the mail server. If your machine cannot accept incoming ssh connections, try this version instead: scpmailin (which does not attempt to make a reverse connection).
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