21st February 2021
ssh as SOCKS server
Assume three computers A, B, and C. A can connect to B via
ssh, but A cannot connect to C, but B can connect to C.
A -> B -> C
On A open
ssh as SOCKS-server with
ssh -N -D 9020 user@B
Now on A one can use
The browser will then show up as if directly surfing on B thereby circumventing the limitations on A.
Instead of the brave browser, one can use Chromium, or Firefox. Option "-N": Do not execute a remote command.
See How to Set up SSH SOCKS Tunnel for Private Browsing, or SOCKS.