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 Using CVSUP through SSH Tunnel
Author: el_kab0ng 
Date:   08-11-05 14:22

Ok.. so based on my limited understanding of port forwarding using SSH, I'm attempting to cvsup a server that doesn't have internet access (unless through a proxy) through a tunnel created on a server that does.

I'm not 100% this will work, so stop me if you've already tried this:

edge server with internet access:

ssh -N -L 5999:localhost:5999 cvsup8.FreeBSD.org

FreeBSD server without has his supfile CVS host pointed to the edge server.

The problem I have is when I issue the ssh -N -L 5999:localhost:5999 cvsup8.FreeBSD.org command on the edge box, it's prompting me for a password. A password to WHAT? If the localhost, using what account? root obviously doesn't work.

Maybe someone with a better understanding of ssh port forwarding can assist me.

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el_kab0ng 08-11-05 14:22 
 Re: Using CVSUP through SSH Tunnel   new
Dan 08-11-05 14:45 
 Re: Using CVSUP through SSH Tunnel   new
el_kab0ng 08-11-05 15:00 


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