Create an SSH Tunnel

30 minutes
  • 2 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this learning activity, you will need to create an SSH tunnel that will permit `Client1` to access `Server2`’s web content via localhost port 8080.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Create the SSH Tunnel

While logged into Client1:

ssh -L 8080: cloud_user@

View the `Server2` Web Content through the Tunnel

Verify the SSH tunnel is working by curling the web content locally:

curl localhost:8080

Additional Resources

Client1 ( is unable to directly connect to Server2 ( due to firewall rules that are in place. You will need to construct an SSH tunnel through Server1 ( to view the web content being served by Server2.

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