Topic "How to use WinSCP with Multiple Tunnels?"

Author Message
adamw
[View user's profile]

Joined: 2008-04-03
Posts: 6
Location: Utah
Hi All,

I'm using the 4.1.8 build 415. I have a unique situation where I have to make multiple hops to get to the server I want to use the "Keep remote directory up to date" feature. So, my question is, how can I work with the following situation:

[Windows Workstation] > [Server A] > [Server B] > [Destination Server]

The option I'm using right now is syncing the directory with Server B and while sshed into Server B, scp the contents to the Destination Server. However, the connection from Server A to Server B times out when I'm inactive for long periods of time. I've also worked with rsync, but haven't delved into it very much.

Has anyone else faced a similar situation?

Thanks!
Advertisements
martin
[View user's profile]
Site Admin
Joined: 2002-12-10
Posts: 24991
Location: Prague, Czechia
Please read FAQ. If that does not help, come back.
_________________
Martin Prikryl
adamw
[View user's profile]

Joined: 2008-04-03
Posts: 6
Location: Utah
Thanks for the quick response. I've looked over the FAQ a few times... perhaps I'm just not getting it. I need more than one tunnel to connect to my destination server. Any light you could shed would be great.
martin
[View user's profile]
Site Admin
Joined: 2002-12-10
Posts: 24991
Location: Prague, Czechia
OK, I know it is not mentioned explicitly. You need to follow the guide to setup tunnel in PuTTY. But you need to have two instances of PuTTY, one connecting to the another.
_________________
Martin Prikryl
adamw
[View user's profile]

Joined: 2008-04-03
Posts: 6
Location: Utah
Sorry for not posting this sooner. I figured it out. This is going to make my life way easier. I realize that there are only a select few persons with my situation, but it would be a neat feature if you could do multiple tunnels natively in WinSCP. Kind of like where you can add tunnel connections in a list and rearrange the connection order. But, that may be a bit far fetched. Thanks again for developing and maintaining such a versatile product!
iassa

Guest


How to do actually set up putty to connect to one another? Help me please.
martin
[View user's profile]
Site Admin
Joined: 2002-12-10
Posts: 24991
Location: Prague, Czechia
iassa wrote:
How to do actually set up putty to connect to one another? Help me please.

The same way you configure WinSCP to connect to PuTTY. Read the FAQ linked above.
_________________
Martin Prikryl
Advertisements

You can post new topics in this forum






Search Site

What is WinSCP?

It is award-winning SFTP client, SCP client, FTPS client and FTP client integrated into one software program for file transfer to FTP server or secure SFTP server. [More]

And it's free!

Donate

About donations

$9   $19   $49   $99

About donations

Recommend

WinSCP Privacy Policy

WinSCP License