This is a discussion on Re: Allow remote hosts for remote forwarded ports - openssh ; Jim Knoble wrote: > Circa 2005-03-01 19:45:35 +0100 dixit Rene Rebe: > > : ssh firstname.lastname@example.org -R 8080:localhost:80 > > Is 'localhost' really what you want there? That forwards port 8080 on > some-host to port 80 on the same ...
Jim Knoble wrote:
> Circa 2005-03-01 19:45:35 +0100 dixit Rene Rebe:
> : ssh email@example.com -R 8080:localhost:80
> Is 'localhost' really what you want there? That forwards port 8080 on
> some-host to port 80 on the same machine.
No, it forwards port 8080 on some-host to port 80 on the machine running
the ssh client.
> : However I had to notice that this only binds to the loopback interface
> : and not to all. For -L there is the -g option to low connects to locally
> : forwarded ports for remote hosts. As far as I can see there is no
> : equivalent for remotely forwarded ports.
> : Is there any reason this is not implemented?
> It's implemented in sshd; you need to have 'GatewayPorts' set to 'yes'
> in sshd_config on the remote end.
Also note that recently (ie yesterday) support was added for fine-grained
control of which address to bind to for remote SSH2 requests. See:
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