How do I use a socks server with cygwin?

Thu Dec 20 08:28:00 GMT 2001

That's just it -- I normally use 443 as a way to get through firewalls 
with ssh.  But at the company I work for (I'm a consultant), EVERY port 
is locked down or pushed through a socks server.  Hence my need to get a 
functional socks filter...

Andrew Markebo wrote:

>Just a quick thought about firewalls and ssh'ing through them.. 
>We had a firewall that allowed https-connections, and well, you can
>use this to connect to a ssh-server, by telling ssh to use a wrapper
>script to fire up the connection, get in touch with me and I can dig
>it up.. 
>Meanwhile, using a socks server, well basically it should be up to the
>application, not cygwin to handle this, so if you find a cvs
>supporting socks off you go.. :-)
>        /Andy

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