Proxy all web traffic via ssh

Putty -d 8080 [server]
Run this on a windows machine then add your localhost as a socks server for port 8080 within your web browser. Your traffic will now be proxying and sent via your server over ssh.

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By: felix001
2009-10-15 06:54:58

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What Others Think

And the equivalent Linux thing would be...?
kaedenn · 452 weeks and 4 days ago
I think it's "ssh -D 8080 [server]"
Kontuz · 452 weeks and 4 days ago

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