AW: AW: Re: Patch for Socks5 support for dynamic portforwaring?

Dan Kaminsky dan at
Thu Jun 26 02:08:21 EST 2003

Markus Friedl wrote:

>On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 02:56:48AM -0700, Dan Kaminsky wrote:
>>It's really tricky to define how you'd encap UDP in SSH.  You'd almost 
>>literally need a new SSH packet type, and unless we can show how it 
>>would save kittens and bring peace to the middle east, that ain't going 
>>to happen.
>I'm not sure.  I'm considering forwarding UDP by adding a new
>channel type, but only if I need this...
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UDP Forwarding would be absolutely fantastic -- among other things, we'd 
be able to forward VoIP securely (something that presently requires some 
pretty hefty VPNs) -- but given the fact that a) it requires server-side 
modifications and b) a non-trivial amount of code, I didn't think it 


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