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Date:      Fri, 18 Jan 2008 06:17:34 +0000
From:      Pollywog <>
Subject:   Re: ssh tunnel question
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On Friday 18 January 2008 04:52:44 Juan Ortega wrote:
> Hi, I installed freeBSD 6.3RC2 on my computer.
> SSH deamon is installed and working.
> On my linux computer I can connect easily "ssh -D 8080"
> and use it as SOCKS for firefox as proxy server.
> But on windows I cant using putty, I can make it local like "-L" in linux
> but i cant make it dynamic, i tried it but all i get is "the proxy server
> is refusing connections" in firefox. It works on all linux pcs but not
> windows, same error msg. I disabled firewall and still not working.
> wats wrong with it?

In Firefox, are you using SOCKS4 when connecting?  Try SOCKS4.

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