SSH HowTo Create Port Forwards

ssh -L 5905:localhost:5900 root@yourserver.com

The "-L" means to create a port forward to a port on your server.

The 5905 means the port on your computer that will be used to access the port 5900 on the remote server.

localhost is the IP that you use to access the port forward (you can change it to 0.0.0.0 which will be all IPs on your system/computer but localhost is good for security and privacy unless a whole network of people need access).


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