SSH tunneling to FreeBSD 6.x using entunnel ...

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Jun 22 18:00:33 UTC 2006

"Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy at> writes:

> I have a client that has been using entunnel for the longest time to
> do an SSH tunnel into their vServer ... we've recently begun upgrading
> to FreeBSD 6.x, and entunnel is no longer working (upgraded from
> FreeBSD 4.x) ...
> Apparenty,'s tunnelier has the same problem ...
> The way the client describes how entunnel used to work for them:
> "entunnel was great - i never had to think about it. it just worked,
> all the time, automatically - came up at startup as a service and just
> sat in the system tray."
> Without having to downgrade their OpenSSH to the same version as was
> on FreeBSD 4.x (bad option!), is there something that I can look at on
> the FreeBSD 6.x OpenSSH to fix the problem?  Maybe some backwards
> compatibility mode?

I don't know those particular Windows clients, but maybe they want
your sshd_config to enable PasswordAuthentication?

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