How to Configure an SSH Tunnel with FileZilla Pro

Please follow the next steps to configure an SSh tunnel using FileZilla Pro.

  1. Dowload and install PuTTY from
  2. Launch PuTTY.
  3. On the left pane choose Connection › SSH › Tunnels.
  4. In Source port choose any port, preferable above 3000.
  5. Check the Dynamic box.
  6. Click Add button.
  7. Again on the left pane choose Session.
  8. Enter your remote SSH server in the Host box.
  9. Click Open to start you session and log in.
  10. On FileZilla Pro, go to Edit › Settings › Proxy.
  11. Choose SOCKS 5 proxy.
  12. In the Proxy host box enter localhost.
  13. In the Proxy port box enter the port you choose in step 4.
  14. Click OK.
  15. Perform your connection as usual.

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