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13.37 > Network > corkscrew (2.0)

Corkscrew is a tool for tunneling SSH through HTTP proxies.
Setting up Corkscrew with SSH/OpenSSH is very simple. Adding
the following line to your ~/.ssh/config file will usually do
the trick (replace and 8080 with correct values):

ProxyCommand /usr/bin/corkscrew 8080 %h %p

Basic HTTP authentication is also supported, you will need to create a file
that contains your usename and password
in the form of:


I suggest you place this file in your ~/.ssh directory.
After creating this file you will need to ensure that the proper perms
are set so nobody else can get your username and password by reading
this file. So do this:

chmod 600 ~/.ssh/myauth

Now you will have to change the ProxyCommand line in your ~/.ssh/config
file. Here's an example:

ProxyCommand /usr/bin/corkscrew 80 %h %p ~/.ssh/myauth

The proxy authentication feature is very new and has not been tested
extensively so your mileage may vary.

Maintained by: Marco Bonetti
Keywords: connect,openssh,proxy
ChangeLog: corkscrew


Source Downloads:
corkscrew-2.0.tar.gz (35df77e7f0e59c0ec4f80313be52c10a)

Download SlackBuild:
corkscrew.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

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