Activating SSH on OSX

My beloved Lenovo notebook actually is gone for repair due to some hardware trouble – so I am stuck with a not-so-beloved mac. For working I do need a sshd daemon running, which is – hooray – shipped per default. You just need to activate it: Go to System settings, look for ‘Sharing’. There’s a Tab named ‘Services’ […]

SSH Tunneling

If you are able to connect to a ssh server, you can connect to the whole world. How does that work? ssh -N user@remote.ssh -L 6667/ The command in pieces: -N circumvents that a shell gets spawned. user is the user on our remote ssh server. -L is the command for the tunnel. Its three parameters are Local […]