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Re: broken DNS proxying at public wireless hotspots

  • From: Trent Lloyd
  • Date: Sun Feb 04 01:07:11 2007

On Sat, Feb 03, 2007 at 09:22:30PM -0800, Lasher, Donn wrote:
> >If so, how do you configure your client operating system of choice to
> use the novel, un-proxied ports instead of using
> > port 53?
> * Set up the profile, to your house/work/etc, of your favorite SSH
> client to forward port 53 local to port 53 on your remote machine.


> Same type of config works great for HTTP (with squid, and browser proxy
> settings) etc..

The flaw here is that DNS operates over 53(UDP), last time I checked SSH
doesn't do UDP port forwarding?