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

Alex Peuchert alex at
Fri Jun 27 05:29:16 EST 2003

sorry for not responding immediatly, but I had to earn some money...

Concerning UDP via SOCKS5: according to the RFC1928, UDP datagrams are
encapsulated in an UDP request and then sent over a Stream (which is exactly
what ssh provides). This does not sound like having to invent something new.

- alex

> 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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