Installing #Linux over a SOCKS Proxy via Firefox over Waypipe through a corporate VPN to iLO4's html5 remote console is not for the faint of heart or for those who lack patience.
@voidabyss I mean that I have setup a local SOCKS proxy via ssh and am connecting to a Firefox session on a remote machine through that connection via Waypipe.
You can also run a local Firefox over a SOCKS proxy. I use FoxyProxy for that, but that's not a viable option for this particular case - too many gaps to bridge than via ssh jump hosts.
@voidabyss I haven't, mainly because doing it via ssh is muscle memory for me and I don't need to install anything else server or client side for that to work.
ssh -CNTD 55555 some_host
Then I set all_proxy or FoxyProxy, etc. to socks5://127.0.0.1:55555
@vwbusguy I use it because I don’t like to open ssh service to the world (even on non standard ports). So to ssh to my servers I have to pass through the proxy.
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