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Re: ssh SOCKS vs. IPv6 destinations

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 6:55 PM, Steven M. 
Bellovin<> wrote:
> I generally do my browsing over an ssh tunnel to somewhere not on a
> wireless net, for all the obvious reasons.  In the past, I've run a
> squid proxy on a well-located machine, and ssh'd to it, forwarding port
> 3128 (or whatever) from my laptop to that proxy.  In the interest of
> reducing the number of moving parts I have to maintain, I tried using
> ssh's built-in SOCKS proxy (the DynamicForward option in the config
> file) instead.  That works well for most web sites, but if the web site
> has a AAAA record -- and that includes -- the connection
> returns EOF immediately.
> Any fixes?  Work-arounds?

this probably isn't what you're looking for, but have you thought of
trying something like delegate?

(also replaces squid)

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