[sf-lug] sending mail through SSH port forwarding

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Mon Oct 13 21:45:47 PDT 2008

On Tue, 14 Oct 2008, Tyler Trafford wrote:

> John Magolske wrote:
>> In an attempt to send email through SSH for protection against
>> password sniffing while using public wifi, I set up port forwarding
>> with this command:
>> ssh -l remote_username -L 9999:mydomain.net:25 user1 at mydomain.net -N -f
> Related reading:
> http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/487

I created my own version of the above that I like more.  See 
http://www.asheesh.org/note/sysop/mail-tunnel.html .

-- Asheesh.

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