[sf-lug] ssh -L option followup

Tom Haddon tom at greenleaftech.net
Fri May 23 08:12:52 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-05-23 at 04:53 -0700, Alex Kleider wrote:
> Tom,
> you will remember on Monday night you were kind enough to teach me a
> few ssh features to get me going on vnc. 
> We were unsuccessful re vnc, probably because of my server not being
> configured BUT you very successfully demonstrated the ssh tunneling  by
> using the following syntax:
> ssh [-p nnnn ] -L1234:<routerIPAddress>:80 <url of home network>
> to connect to my router from a computer within my home network.
> I'm using the above syntax and am successfully making the connection 
> BUT: I can't for the life of me remember what to do next to actually
> make the web based connection to the router.
> Can you remind me please?

Just open your browser and go to:


Cheers, Tom

> Gratefully, 
> alex
> a_kleider at yahoo.com
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