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Using an SSH Tunnel to Reach a Protected Server – Part 1 – Local Port Forwarding

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How does one reach a remote server that is in a protected zone? Maybe there is a firewall protecting the server, but you simply must access that precious server. Naturally, exposing the whole server to the internet is simply too risky. In comes the SSH Tunnel to save the day.
There are many guides out there that use plain SSH commands on *nix systems, but let’s help our Windows users and examine a tool that is readily available to anyone. We will use Putty to achieve our goals. Learn how on our blog:

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