SSL wrapping or SSH tunnelling? Which is more secure?

Mark Blackman mark at blackmans.org
Wed Aug 21 09:20:43 BST 2002


The '-2' is the magic bit here. I assumed from the text of
the man page that '-N' implied that '-2', but it ain't necessarily so.
'-N' with protocol 1 is ugly.

- Mark

> 
>     % cat ~/bin/do-tunnel.sh
>     #!/bin/sh
> 
>     ssh -2 -N -f -L 9143:ngo.dnsalias.org:143 ngo.dnsalias.org
> 
> which maps localhost:9143 to ngo.dnsalias.org:143.  I then point my IMAP
> clients at localhost:9143.
> 
> N
> --=20
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