How to set source address for outgoing SSH?

Daniela dgw at
Tue Sep 28 12:00:55 PDT 2004

On Tuesday 28 September 2004 17:42, Kevin Stevens wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Daniela wrote:
> > I have some problems with an outgoing SSH connection to a machine on my
> > LAN. Connections from the clients to the server work, but not vice
> > versa. The server has two NICs and the connection should normally go
> > through the inside interface, but the connection is initiated with the
> > address of the outside interface instead. As a logical consequence, my
> > firewall (which is running on the server) drops the response, with my
> > outside address being shown in the firewall logs as source for the
> > request, and my inside address being shown as destination for the
> > response. The output of sockstat(1) shows the inside address being used
> > as expected.
> man ssh, look at the -b (bind) option.

I already tried this, but it doesn't work. I guess this option is just to 
actually transmit the packages over the respective interface, but not to 
adjust the source address written into the packages.

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