running shell command through ssh tunnel

Christian Laursen xi at
Sat Dec 27 21:45:14 UTC 2008

Noah <admin2 at> writes:

> Christian Laursen wrote:
>> Noah <admin2 at> writes:
>>> I am trying to run a shell command to the host at the far end of an ssh
>>> tunnel.   Here is how I structured access.  Is there any way to do this
>>> more compactly on one line?
>>> ssh -L 12345: noah at
>>> ssh -p 12345 localhost 'chown -R noah:noah /shares/internal/Music/'
>> Put something like the following in your ~/.ssh/config:
>> Host otherhost
>>   HostKeyAlias otherhost
>>   ProxyCommand ssh noah at nc 22
>> Then you can simply run:
>> ssh otherhost 'chown -R noah:noah /shares/internal/Music/'
> I cant do this since I need to reach a publicly addressable host
> before reaching the server at

Yes, that's exactly what it does.

Try reading the mail one more time and look up how ProxyCommand

Christian Laursen

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