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SSH Tunnel

Description

 

This entry is used to define and configure an SSH Tunnel session.

 

The SSH Tunnel entry offers an encrypted tunnel through the SSH Protocol. It can be used to transfer traffic over the network through an encrypted channel.

 

Settings

 

General

SSH Tunnel - General

SSH Tunnel - General

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Host

Enter the host name or IP address of the SSH Server.

Port selector

Click on the link to modify the port number.

Port Generator

Click on the icon to display the Port Generator

Username

Enter the account username.

Password

Enter the account password.

View / Hide Password

Click on the view icon to view your password.

Click on the hide icon to hide your password.

Password Generator

Click on the icon to display the Password Generator.

Password Analyzer

Indicates the strength of the password.

Always ask for password

Check this option to be prompted for the password upon every usage of this entry. It also has the effect of preventing the password from being specified.

Local addess

Enter the local address of your device.

Local port

Enter the local port through which you want to send the traffic.

Remote host

Enter the host name or IP address of the remote device.

Remote port

Enter the port though which the remote device should receive the traffic.

 

Private Key

Please consult our Private Key topic.

 

Advanced

SSH Tunnel - Advanced

SSH Tunnel - Advanced

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Internet protocol

Select your preferred Internet Protocol. Select between:

Default

IPv4

IPv6

Disconnect action

Select what happens when the session is disconnected. Select between:

Default

Close

Keep open

Reconnect

Delay before reconnecting

Specify the number of seconds to wait before reconnecting the session.

Enable logging

Create a log file in the location specified below.

Log path

Enter the path for the log file.

Show logs

Enable the logs output in a terminal.

Always accept fingerprint

Accept any fingerprint without prompting for permission.

Always accept fingerprint

Accept any fingerprint without prompting for permission.

Hide when connection succesful

Hide the session from the Dashboard when the connection is established.

Enable TCP keepalives

Keep the TCP connection instead of creating a new one.

Seconds

Time for TCP keepalive.

Use SSH authentication agent

Use the Key Agent Manager for private keys.

Allow SSH authentication agent forwarding

Enable the Key Agent Manager forwarding.

No shell

Prevent the shell from starting.