Fri, 27 Dec 2013

One of the annoying things if you are behind a strict firewall is finding out certain ports are blocked to your server and you would need to stop everything you are doing until this is resolved. This is very common in corporates.

A useful and effective approach to this problem is using SSH to tunnel any port through an established SSH connection, it doesn't require you to enable these ports on your firewall, all you need is port 22.

The way this method works is by forwarding local ports to the destination ports on your server through your SSH connection. To your client, it's connecting to localhost, while i...