[CentOS] openssh port forward in centos 4

Wed Jan 4 19:46:28 UTC 2006
Benjamin J. Weiss <benjamin at birdvet.org>

Erick Perez wrote:

>Hi, I use putty in my windows xp machine. ssh server in a centos 4.
>The centos 4 machine runs a web server that listens on port 1812, the
>centos machine is behind a firewall that allows tcp 22 connections
>only. I am on public internet.
>Can I forward/redirect/allow my web browser in windows to "see" the
>web page in port 1812 of the centos machine via the SSH connection?
>Erick Perez
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This is easy, and you don't have to do a thing on your server.  Go here:


I use it to connect to my VNC server that runs locally, but you can use 
it to tunnel any port.