corkscrew - Tunnel TCP connections through HTTP proxies
corkscrew PROXY PROXYPORT TARGETHOST TARGETPORT [AUTH_FILE]
corkscrew is a simple tool to tunnel TCP connections through an HTTP
proxy supporting the CONNECT method. It reads stdin and writes to std-
out during the connection, just like netcat. It can be used for
instance to connect to an SSH server running on a remote 443 port
through a strict HTTPS proxy.
The name of the host running the HTTP proxy.
The port on which to connect on the proxy.
The host to reach through the proxy.
The port to connect to on the target host.
The auth file is made of one single line containing your username
and password in the form
The common usage of corkscrew is to put the following line in
ProxyCommand corkscrew proxy proxyport %h %p [<path to auth_file>]
This will let the ssh connection go through the proxy with the help of
Program was written by Pat Padgett <email@example.com>.
This manual page was written by Laurent Fousse <firstname.lastname@example.org> for
the Debian GNU system (but may be used by others). Updated by Jari
Aalto <email@example.com>. Released under license GNU GPL version 2
or (at your option) any later version. For more information about
license, visit <http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html>.