[collectd] Collectd and SSH tunneling

Florian Forster octo at verplant.org
Tue Nov 13 09:20:55 CET 2007

Hi Stefano,

On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 04:16:49PM +0100, Stefano Bovo wrote:
> Hi, I'm tryng to use collectd with a SSH tunnel to the server but it
> doesn't work.

the problem is that collectd uses UDP packets, but afaIk SSH only does
TCP forwarding. If you search for `ssh udp forwarding' you'll find some
nasty hacks to get the UDP traffic through SSH somehow, but I'd rather
use something like OpenVPN <http://openvpn.net/> in this case.

Florian octo Forster
Hacker in training
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