OpenSSH: Using a Bastion Host

Posted on in System Administration

Quick and dirty OpenSSH configlet here. If you have a set of hosts or devices that require you to first jump through a bastion host, the following will allow you to run a single ssh command:

Host *
    ProxyCommand ssh -A <bastion_host> nc %h %p

Change the Host * line to best match the hostnames that require a bastion host.

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