Tunneling with Putty
I would like to create a ssh with a remote instance. Usually ssh is very secure, you can put password and key pair security. However it could be difficult to do other things in a more visual way, so we “tunnel” through the ssh connexion (taking advantage of it security).
Here for a better explanation of Tunneling and ssh conection: https://chamibuddhika.wordpress.com/2012/03/21/ssh-tunnelling-explained/
- Of course the possibility of doing ssh is key.
- If you are going to “tunnel” using different port make sure those are open.
You just have to issue your standard Putty session and add “X11 forwarding” as shown here:
Also you should think which is going to be the port from your handy computer to the one you are connecting to. I want to use the port 8888 of the receiver and I am going to use port 9100 in the local machine:
Make sure you press ADD, and open and/or save.
Now you can connect:
For some easy videos: