Re: SSH Tunnels on the Fly

From: Jacob Nevins (
Date: 09/15/04

Date: 15 Sep 2004 19:39:01 +0100 (BST)

Peter Stilling <> writes:
>Is there a way to just tell putty on the client side that if
>it hears any traffic on any port destined to 127.0.0.x to shove it
>through the tunnel AND create the tunnel on the fly?

No, but there's dynamic tunneling, where you configure your clients to
access a SOCKS proxy provided by PuTTY, which you might be able to use
to do what you want. (This is also available in OpenSSH.)

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