Ssh Tricks

Some tricks covered in the article include:

  • using passwordless, key-based login;
  • setting up local per-host configurations;
  • exporting a local service through a firewall;
  • accessing a remote service through a firewall;
  • setting up a SOCKS proxy for Firefox;
  • executing commands remotely from scripts;
  • transfering files to/from remote machines;
  • mounting a filesystem through SSH; and
  • triggering admin scripts from a phone.
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Written on February 3, 2012