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Re: SSH Local Port Forwarding

On Jan 26 16:53, Jon Dixon wrote:
>    I have Cygwin version 1.5.18-1 installed on a Windows 2003 Server
> System.  My question is in regard to the SSH Local Port Forwarding
> feature.  I activate the ssh local port forwarding with the command
> line statement:
>    ssh ?
> At this point, an application can connect to Cygwin listening on port
> 2001.   However if another program is executed and also listens on
> port 2001, it too will run.  Is there an option available where by SSH
> can open up the Local Port Forwarding listening port in exclusive mode
> (i.e. SO_EXCLUSIVEADDRUSE) so no other programs can simultaneously
> listen on the same port?

Unfortunately not.  WinSock behaves somewhat different than one would
expect in terms of port reuse.  I will look into this issue at some
later point, as time permits, and see if SO_EXCLUSIVEADDRUSE could help


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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