htc man page

htc ā€” httptunnel client

Synopsis

htc [options] host[:port]

Description

This manual page briefly documents the htc command.

htc sets up a httptunnel connection to PORT at HOST (default port is 8888). When a connection is made, I/O is redirected from the source specified by the --device or --forward-port switch to the tunnel.

Options

The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options are included below.

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

-c, --content-length BYTES

use HTTP PUT requests of BYTES size (k, M, and G postfixes recognized)

-d, --device DEVICE

use DEVICE for input and output

-F, --forward-port PORT

use TCP port PORT for input and output

-k, --keep-alive SECONDS

send keepalive bytes every SECONDS seconds (default is 5)

-M, --max-connection-age SEC

maximum time a connection will stay open is SEC seconds (default is 300)

-S, --strict-content-length

always write Content-Length bytes in requests

-A, --proxy-authorization USER:PASSWORD

proxy authorization

--proxy-authorization-file FILE

proxy authorization file

-B, --proxy-buffer-size BYTES

assume a proxy buffer size of BYTES bytes (k, M, and G postfixes recognized)

-P, --proxy HOSTNAME[:PORT]

use a HTTP proxy (default port is 8080)

-T, --timeout TIME

timeout, in milliseconds, before sending padding to a buffering proxy

-U, --user-agent STRING

specify User-Agent value in HTTP requests

-V, --version

output version information and exit

Author

This manual page was contributed by Teemu Hukkanen <tjhukkan@iki.fi>, and was originally written for the Debian GNU/Linux system.