Creating an SSH Proxy Tunnel with PuTTY


1. Launch PuTTY, enter the hostname and port.
2. On the left side, in the Category window, go to Connection->SSH->Tunnels.
3. For Source Port enter 1024 or whatever you want.
4. Under Destination select the Dynamic radio button and leave the Auto button selected.
5. Press the Add button. You should see D1024 in the Forwarded ports list.
6. Click the Open button.


1. Launch Firefox.
2. Go to Tools->Options.
3. On the left side of the window, select Advanced.
4. Under Advanced, select Network->Connection->Settings.
5. Under Configure Proxies to Access the Internet select the Manual proxy configuration radio button.
6. In the SOCKS Host box enter and for Port enter 1024.
7. Make sure SOCKS v5 is selected and select the ‘OK’ button to save.