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socat udp-listen:1611 system:'ssh remoteserver "socat stdio udp-connect:remotetarget:161"'
2013-07-02 15:08:14
User: kbo
Tags: ssh socat

Forward local UDP port to remotetarget via ssh.

socat -u FILE:/var/log/syslog,ignoreeof TCP4-LISTEN:12345,fork,reuseaddr
2013-02-18 13:36:01
User: ichbins
Tags: socat

it also works with the chrome browser. The alternative with tail and nc doesn't

socat unix-connect:/tmp/socket stdio,echo=0,raw
2012-12-19 07:58:09
User: mhs

Create a serial console with "socket (named pipe)" of "/tmp/socket", "from:server, to:virtual machine" in vmware player, etc.. gui. Run the above command after you have booted the guest OS (which should also be configured for serial console).

socat TCP4-LISTEN:3128,reuseaddr,fork TCP6:[xxxx:xxxx::xxxx]:3128
2012-06-07 04:35:24
User: kiiwii
Tags: socat proxy ipv6

Say I have configured a fully optimized squid server A listen on [xxxx:xxxx::xxxx]:3128, within ISP_foo.

But when I was with ISP_bar , I can not access the proxy with full speed due to ISP's limit upon the normal clients among different ISP.

If you are curious where the ridiculous ISPs are, I'll tell you the truth --that's CHINA.

However, servers' network connection is not enslaved to that limitation, especially with IPv6.

So, I can do this socat linefu on a server B of ISP_bar.

me >> B(ISP_bar)>> A(ISP_foo)

socat READLINE EXEC:'sqlplus',pty,setsid,ctty
2011-08-24 14:17:41
User: TommyBotten

Perhaps a bit of a niche, but if you've even been frustrated by Oracles sqlplus command line tool for not supporting readline - have no fear. Socat is here to help you.

(sleep 3; echo "MyAwesomePassword"; sleep 3) |socat - EXEC:'ssh username@server "hostname"',pty,setsid,ctty
2011-08-24 14:13:18
User: TommyBotten
Functions: echo sleep
Tags: socat pts

You should really use keys. Really. I'm serious.

But if you have to add your key, change password etc. for a long list of servers, this might help.

socat -v tcp4-l:<port> tcp4:<host>:<port>