ssh port forwarding changed under 5-CURRENT vs. STABLE?
aditya at grot.org
Thu Nov 6 13:43:44 PST 2003
I've searched the archives and perused manpages and config files yet can't
figure out why this isn't working:
- I'm trying to port forward from a remote machine to my laptop, something I
did without a problem using 4-STABLE
- If I do:
ssh -v -N -4 -L8000:www.freebsd.org:80 myserver.net
where myserver.net is a machine with Internet access, I could expect that
connecting to 127.0.0.1 port 8000 on my laptop would port forward packets
However, ssh seems to be having trouble binding to port 8000 locally (and I've
tried port 50000, 57000, 2000 and all behave similarly):
debug1: Connections to local port 8000 forwarded to remote address
debug1: Local forwarding listening on 127.0.0.1 port 8000.
bind: Can't assign requested address
channel_setup_fwd_listener: cannot listen to port: 8000
Could not request local forwarding.
and I can't see any reason why the binding would fail:
hilbert[ttyp1]:aditya~> sysctl net.inet.ip.portrange.reservedlow
hilbert[ttyp1]:aditya~> sysctl net.inet.ip.portrange.reservedhigh
what am I missing?
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