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Run local scripts on remote server. "-T Disable pseudo-tty allocation"
host B (you) redirects a modem port (62220) to his local ssh.
host A is a remote machine (the ones that issues the ssh cmd).
once connected port 5497 is in listening mode on host B.
host B just do a
ssh 127.0.0.1 -p 5497 -l user
and reaches the remote host'ssh. This can be used also for vnc and so on.
1. SSH into a machine
2. Tunnels VNC port to your local computer ("-L 5900:localhost:5900")
3. Runs a single use vnc server ("x11vnc -safer -localhost -nopw -once -display :0")
4. Goes into the background ("-f")
5. Runs VNC viewer on the local computer connecting to the remote machine via the newly created SSH tunnel ("vinagre localhost:5900")
I frequently use this trick to send my terminal settings to HPUX and older RHEL systems. This is due to the fact that terminfo support for rxvt-unicode (my preferred terminal app) does not exist on many older Linux and Unices.
Install a basic FreeBSD system on a distant server. I use this to install FreeBSD on servers that can only boot a Linux rescue system. This sytem loads on ram when booted, so it is possible to install freely. You can even install on ZFS root !
Will return the SSH server key information for each host you have in your ~/.ssh/known_hosts file, including key size, key fingerprint, key IP address or domain name, and key type.
Create a persistent remote Proxy server through an SSH channel.
This command will copy command's output into your local clipboard
When using tcpdump, specify -U option to prevent buffering.
This version transfers gzipped data which is unzipped as it arrives at the remote host.
It is an easy method unzip a file and copy it to remote machine. No unziped file on local hard drive
This command will download $file via server. I've used this when FTP was broken at the office and I needed to download some software packages.
Gets the latest podcast show from from your favorite Podcast. Uses curl and xmlstarlet.
Make sure you change out the items between brackets.
Ever wanted to stream your favorite podcast across the network, well now you can.
This command will parse the iTunes enabled podcast and stream the latest episode across the network through ssh encryption.