libssh2_channel_direct_tcpip_ex man page
libssh2_channel_direct_tcpip_ex — Tunnel a TCP connection through an SSH session
LIBSSH2_CHANNEL * libssh2_channel_direct_tcpip_ex(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session, const char *host, int port, const char *shost, int sport);
LIBSSH2_CHANNEL * libssh2_channel_direct_tcpip(LIBSSH2_SESSION *session, const char *host, int port);
session - Session instance as returned by libssh2_session_init_ex(3)
host - Third party host to connect to using the SSH host as a proxy.
port - Port on third party host to connect to.
shost - Host to tell the SSH server the connection originated on.
sport - Port to tell the SSH server the connection originated from.
Tunnel a TCP/IP connection through the SSH transport via the remote host to a third party. Communication from the client to the SSH server remains encrypted, communication from the server to the 3rd party host travels in cleartext.
Pointer to a newly allocated LIBSSH2_CHANNEL instance, or NULL on errors.
LIBSSH2_ERROR_ALLOC - An internal memory allocation call failed.