OS X: Enabling SOCKS5 Proxy

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The SSH port on the remote server is non-standard, though I doubt that will make much difference. Like so:.

Setting up a SOCKS 5 Proxy on a MAC

This causes ssh to, instead of directly opening a TCP connection to the target host in this case anything that starts with " Very handy. Yes this can be done. See this site for one example. You can also use nc which comes with OS X instead of the software they mention on that site.


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A bit late, but note that you can use the other answers here in the SSH command itself with the -o flag. This was useful for me, since I might or might not need to use the proxy depending which office I am in so I don't really want to edit my ssh config files.

SSH via SOCKS proxies

Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Asked 7 years, 10 months ago. These instructions are for setting up a mac to use connect. If you are not using OS X this may still be of some use to you because connect. The first step is to get a copy of connect.

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The website contains instructions for doing this on other platforms but for the mac use:. At this stage connect. The example above is for connection to xxx. You should separate the pairs with a bank line. Thanks for posting this guide, saved me some time trying to compile Corkscrew my usual weapon of choice on OSX.

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You need a HTTP proxy running , and you really only need it to accept connections to proxy from localhost. Lots of people already have an Apache running and making it load the proxy module and configure it for localhost is very easy and quickly done. Of course you can opt for another proxy software, such as squid if you prefer that. In this example, we assume that the proxy runs on port 80 - the same as the typical apache install uses.

You need sshd running on port Almost everyone already have sshd running already, you just need to make it also listen for connections on port Perhaps needless to say, but you must make sure that your Apache or other httpd server doesn't use the port for HTTPS.