SOCKS proxy allows supported aplications to tunnel their connection through a remote, third party server using
SSH connection. This allows your traffic to seem to originate from the the remote server though it's not implemented in the system level as a
SOCKS proxy could be created between an
SSH client and an
SSH server with
AllowTcpForwarding enabled. If you're on
Windows you can use freely available
PuTTY to create the
SOCKS proxy tunnel to an
PuTTYfrom the official website.
Tunnelsfrom the category menu.
SOCKSproxy to listen to in the
Use unprivileged port which is from 1024 to 65535
Dynamicradio buttons are selected.
Sessionfrom the category menu.
Portof the server that you want to create a tunnel to and click on the
SOCKSproxy running on the selected port using
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