SSH Proxying Through SSL CONNECT

Neil steinne at
Sat Jan 10 22:26:51 MSK 2009

This may a little off your topic line,  I have been leveraging mindterm
(  to
meet the same need.


On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 2:06 PM, Max Hawkins <maxhawkins at> wrote:
> I'm attempting to proxy an SSH connection through port 443 so that I can
> break a restrictive firewall while nginx is serving documents via SSL at the
> same time.
> I found a python script called http-proxy-tunnel
> ( that will tunnel
> the SSH using the SSL CONNECT method. The script's documentation lists an
> example server configuration for Apache, but I'm not sure how to achieve the
> same thing in nginx:
> AllowCONNECT    22
> ProxyRequests   on
> <ProxyMatch ^(?!localhost:22$)>
> Deny from               all
> </ProxyMatch>
> Is there an nginx equivalent to this configuration?
> Thanks,
> Max Hawkins

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