Problems with port forwarding on Suse Linux 9.0

Markus Friedl markus at
Tue Dec 2 01:08:02 EST 2003

On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 02:19:02PM +0200, Pekka Savola wrote:
> > Try setting the forward to "-L 5599:".  I suspect sshd is
> > trying to connect to the IPv6 address of "localhost", which is refused,
> > and sshd doesn't try the IPv4 address.
> Obviously, 'ssh' should do a getaddrinfo lookup on the host to be 
> forwarded, and loop though all the addresses until a working one is 
> found.

in this case, 'sshd' should.  but that needs some work
because the connect is async.

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