SCTP support for the common openssh source?

Bryan Drewery bdrewery at
Sun Mar 23 01:35:27 EST 2014

On 3/22/2014 4:33 AM, Jukka Ukkonen wrote:
> Greetings,
> Are there any plans to import SCTP support to OpenSSH?
> There have been SCTP patches for OSX and FreeBSD, and
> those seem to work pretty decently. I guess there might
> quite a number of potential users for SCTP were it part of
> the common source tree.
> A second benefit of having SCTP support as a standard
> feature in OpenSSH for all platforms supporting SCTP would
> be kind of social pressure for more and more platforms to
> aim at adopting SCTP.
> Cheers,
> --jau

FYI FreeBSD uses the patch from

It does not currently apply cleanly to 6.6p1 though. I did some tweaks
to get the security/openssh-portable port to compile, but have not
tested it.

It would be great if it were upstreamed.

Bryan Drewery

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