Tunnelling the application server using Putty

So you have putty and cannot connect to the application server Web console because of firewall or network restrictions? if you have putty it is a piece of cake to solve this issue.

Let's say you have the management http console running on 192.168.10.1 port 9990 which cannot be directly accessed by your machine. Here's how to operate. Click on "Preferences" in putty and expand Connection | SSH. Once there:

1) In source port enter the port that will be used on your machine to access the remote socket

2) In destination enter the remote address/port we want to reach (e.g. 192.168.10.1:9990)

3) Click on Add and Apply:

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That's all! Now point your browser to localhost:9990 and it will redirect to 192.168.10.1:9990. That's all!

 

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