TESTERS: New package connect-proxy -- Establish TCP connection using HTTP tunnel (e.g. ssh)

Jari Aalto jari.aalto@cante.net
Sat Oct 13 18:19:00 GMT 2012

2012-10-13 09:33 Andrey Repin <anrdaemon@freemail.ru>:
| Greetings, Jari Aalto!
| > Description
| >     connect-proxy package enables to tunnel connections, like ssh, through
| >     http in environments that only allow http traffic.
| Misleading... If environment only allow HTTP traffic, in no way you can
| connect to ports other than 80/433...

The idea of the utility is, not to connect any SSH server, but to your own
(destination) host. The *destination* sshd will be listening the HTTPS
port. From there, you can springboard elsewhere.

If anyone can test this kind of setup as outlined in:


That'd be great. To install:

     wget http://cante.net/~jaalto/tmp/cygwin/connect-proxy/connect-proxy-1.101-1.tar.bz2
     tar -C / -xf connect-proxy-1.101-1.tar.bz2


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