Manual:IP/SSH

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Summary

This menu controls if ssh port forwarding is/is not allowed on the router. Enabling this feature remote hosts are able to create ssl encrypted connection from remote host to router port.

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Note: This feature is available starting 5.0rc1


Settings

Property Desciption
forwarding-enabled (no|yes default:no) controls ssh port forwarding

Example

To use this feature from Linux host using OpenSSH client this command can be used:

 ssh reamoteuser@remotehost -L port:remotehost:remoteport

where:

  • remoteuser - user of router
  • remotehost - router address (if host name is used in -L settings, router should be able to resolve this name)
  • port - local port that your host will listen on
  • remoteport - port on the router

If user requires telnet to router, but you do not want to allow it to be plain text, Following can be done:

ssh admin@192.168.88.1 -L 3000:192.168.88.1:23

now when user uses telnet localhost 3000" it will log in the router using telnet over encrypted tcp connection.