SSH over websockets

Ángel González keisial at
Fri Jan 30 08:53:29 AEDT 2015

On 29/01/15 21:15, Alex Bligh wrote:
> Be frightened:
That's a ssh client implemented in chromium, not a web server acting as 
sshd. However...
«Secure Shell also knows how to connect to an HTTP-to-ssh relay that was 
built inside Google.  Unfortunately
that relay isn't open source, and Google 
doesn't maintain a public pool of relays»

Phil wrote:
> My main motivation is that it is generally easier to route HTTP across
> multiple corporate firewalls than getting ports opened for ssh (even if it
> is an embedded sshd such as in gerrit rather than an actual shell).
It will depend on how picky the firewalls are. You may prefer to embed 
it into a https stream,
such as using a proxy command of socat - openssl-connect:%h:%p

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