Hello, is it possible to create a tunnel, forward it to a local port and use it as a socks 5 or http proxy for any browser? something like plink from putty. Thanks
I think what you are describing here is called dynamic port forwarding. This feature is already on our "To Do" list. It may become available in a future version. (The version at the time of this writing is v9.3.1)
Yes, the Chilkat SshTunnel class/object supports both HTTP and SOCKS proxies.
i know it supports http and socks proxies to connect to something, but can a ssh tunnel act as a socks on a forwarded local port? so if i put 127.0.0.1:1000 in my browser manual proxy configuration at the socks host can it act as a normal proxy?
Good to know, i can't wait to have this option on my scripts :) You are the best