15 March 2019
SSH tunneling is routing local network traffic through SSH to remote hosts. Can be used, for example, to connect to the remote application that was bound on remote local port.
For example, to connect to mysql instance that was bound on remote local port
3306 you can use:
ssh -L 3366:localhost:3306 [USERNAME]@remotehost.com
or if you would like to connect with SSH keys :
ssh -i [KEY_FILENAME] -L 3366:localhost:3306 [USERNAME]@remotehost.com
After you can connect to the database, using your favorite tool on localhost:3366