Reverse Proxy into Linux via SSH

Instructions to establish a reverse SSH proxy on server startup.

Useful for setting up a server behind gateways/firewalls.

 

Install SSH keys on the remote and local server.

Note the command should work independently before setting up as a service.

On the remote server you can login via the tunnel

 

Create a service file /etc/systemd/system/sshtunnel.service containing:

Enable SSH Tunnel Service

 

Start SSH Tunnel

Get SSH Tunnel Status