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open-ssh-tunnel v0.3.1

Easy ssh2 tunneling

open-ssh-tunnel

Easy ssh tunneling function based on ssh2 library

Inspired by tunnel-ssh, but with simplified, more modern code.

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Installation

npm install --save open-ssh-tunnel

Usage

  const openSshTunnel = require('open-ssh-tunnel');
  async function openATunnel() {
    const server = await openSshTunnel({
      host: 'your.server.address.com',
      username: 'you',
      password: 'secret',
      srcPort: 3306,
      srcAddr: '127.0.0.1',
      dstPort: 3306,
      dstAddr: '127.0.0.1',
      readyTimeout: 1000,
      forwardTimeout: 1000,
      localPort: 3306,
      localAddr: '127.0.0.1'
    });

    // you can now connect to your
    // forwarded tcp port!

    // later, when you want to close the tunnel
    server.close();
  }

API

The module exports openSshTunnel function. It return a promise that resolve to a node net server instance if tunnel is opened, otherwise is rejected with an error.

Options

  • srcIP and srcPort as the originating address and port and dstIP and dstPort as the remote destination address and port. These are options passed to ssh2 Client.forwardOut method.

  • forwardTimeout - How many millisecond to wait before reject with a timeout error.

  • localAddr and localPort are the address and port of the local endpoint of the tunnel on your machine. They are passed to net server connect method.

  • All other options are passed to ssh2 Client.connect method.

Related

  • electron-tunnel - Awesome Electron app to manage your ssh tunnels - powered by this module.

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2015 parro-it

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