what about socks support?

Markus Friedl markus.friedl at informatik.uni-erlangen.de
Wed Mar 14 08:15:39 EST 2001

On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 02:46:09PM +0200, Berend De Schouwer wrote:
> Okay, here is a ProxyCommand that works with Dante for me.  It simply
> runs netcat, which should be available on a lot of systems.
> In [/path/to/]ssh_config, add:
> Host *internet*
> 	ProxyCommand [/path/to/]socksify [/path/to/]nc %h %p
> You will want to change "*internet*" to some other way to identify
> hosts behind a socks firewall.  Is this a good or bad way of doing
> things?

it's a very cool way.

> It seemed the simplest way to me, and scp copies binary files.
> Is netcat safe?

what do you mean with 'safe'? 8bit clean? it is.


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