ssh tunnel thru http proxy

install corkscrew : sudo apt-get install corkscrew (under ubuntu/debian)

edit your ~/.ssh/config file:

Host *
ProxyCommand corkscrew proxy.server.com 3128 %h %p

Where 3128 is the default port of a squid proxy server…

For more info on how to adjust your ssh config file do:

man ssh_config

If you’re getting one of the errors below, then you’ve made an error in the config file:

  • ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host
  • ssh: connection to host example.net port 22: Connection timed out

Other pages containing related information: here & here

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