OpenSSH socket forwarding in ssh_config file?
naddy at mips.inka.de
Sat Oct 20 07:22:39 AEDT 2018
> I don't mean TCP forwards but UNIX domain socket forwarding. I use
> LocalForward extensively in my ssh configs for tunnels, but although
> these command line options:
> -L [bind_address:]port:host:hostport
> -L [bind_address:]port:remote_socket
> -L local_socket:host:hostport
> -L local_socket:remote_socket
> work just fine for UNIX domain sockets, all my efforts with UNIX socket
> file paths have met with failure in the ssh config file,
Looking at the configuration and argument handling code, I don't
see why they shouldn't work. And some quick checks show them to
Are you confused about the syntax? The LocalForward option requires
source and destination to be separated by whitespace, e.g.
LocalForward /path/to/socket host:4711
LocalForward /local/socket /remote/socket
> and the ssh_config(5) manual entry doesn't mention them.
This looks like an accidental omission.
Christian "naddy" Weisgerber naddy at mips.inka.de
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