ControlPath versus ProxyCommand

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Fri Nov 3 13:36:24 AEDT 2017

On 3 November 2017 at 13:23, Cameron Simpson <cs at> wrote:
>  ProxyCommand ssh MAIN nc 7777
>> If your ssh client is new enough, you should try ssh -J / JumpHost
>> instead.
> I give this particular script to others, so that may not be feasible yet.

See also ssh -W, which has been around for a while and removes the need for
netcat on the intermediate system.

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