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
>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.. :-)
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