Mac ssh question

Andrew Medico a.medico at
Fri Aug 11 18:14:25 EDT 2006

On 8/11/06, Scott R Ehrlich <scott at> wrote:
> This may be a bit off topic, so please forgive -
> I'm running Tiger (10.4), and when I ran 10.3.9, I used to be able to
> perform a
> command-line ssh redirect of two IPs to localhost.   Under Tiger, it now
> yells
> at me if I attempt the second redirect, saying the destination is already
> in
> use (or something like that), which is true.
> On the PC-side, I do have Putty ssh client redirecting two IPs and their
> respective ports to Localhost, and that works fine.
> Is there a Mac ssh client that will let me do the same, if the native ssh
> client
> will not?
> An example of what I'm [trying to do] doing is:
> ssh -L 12345:localhost:12345
> ssh -L 12346:localhost:12346
> I can do this in putty on my PC for a profile, but no longer under Tiger
> on my
> Mac.

The following works perfectly on my 10.4 machine:

 ssh -L 12345:localhost:12345 -L 12346:localhost:12346 otherserver

Andrew Medico <a.medico at>
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