ensure your ssh tunnel will always be up (add in crontab)

[[ $(COLUMNS=200 ps faux | awk '/grep/ {next} /ssh -N -R 4444/ {i++} END {print i}') ]] || nohup ssh -N -R 4444:localhost:22 user@relay &
I find it ugly & sexy at the same time isn't it ?

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By: j0rn
2009-03-31 09:39:59

What Others Think

i use this script: #!/bin/bash while [[ 1 ]]; do ssh -NL 25:localhost:25 user@remote_host sleep 5 done
sander85 · 498 weeks and 3 days ago
Common guys, real means hack entries in /etc/inittab (or whatever is replacing it) with ed.
pruneau · 498 weeks and 3 days ago
Why not just use autossh ?
DaveQB · 498 weeks and 1 day ago

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