Subject: Re: ssh - are you nuts?!?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/20/2000 07:54:02
In message <200012201247.EAA17097@spammie.svbug.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org writes
>On 17 Dec, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 17, 2000 at 05:03:46PM +0100, Mipam wrote:
>>> > > Are there any more features that might make SSH valuable?
>>> > TCP tunnelling.
>>> Could be good point, however, in many cases you'll end up with tcp over tcp
>>> which isnt a good idea. To point out one issue with that look here:
>> No, because in case of ssh it's not the tcp packets which are carried by the
>> tunnel but users data.
>My understanding is "tunnel", as a concept in SSH, is a feature
>of port forwarding. This seems like a good feature, but something
>that is rarely usable. Am I mistaken?
I've never had any trouble. In fact, I received your message via a
forwarded POP3 connection, and will send the reply via a forwarded SMTP