SSH port tunneling

Let’s say, a user1 has a ssh connection to the, and he would like to view a webpage on intranet server available from exampleserver.
Then command could be like this:

ssh -L 8000:

If using Putty, one would have to do add at Connections/SSH/Tunnels (source port 8000, destination


Now user1 can see the webpage in browser at localhost:8000 .

There are nice articles covering this topic, like SSH Tunnel – Local and Remote Port Forwarding Explained with Examples, or SSH Port Tunneling with Putty.

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