ControlPath versus ProxyCommand

Cameron Simpson cs at
Fri Nov 3 13:46:15 AEDT 2017

On 03Nov2017 13:36, Darren Tucker <dtucker at> wrote:
>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.

Ah, neat. Thanks!

BTW, are Telstra tossing your address like they're tossing my old 
one? (We should take that off list I think.)

Cameron Simpson <cs at> (formerly cs at

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