diff dbclient.1 @ 516:7fc4ba3c1cbb

- Bump to 0.52 - Clarify that hosts are resolved on the remote end for multihop
author Matt Johnston <matt@ucc.asn.au>
date Tue, 11 Nov 2008 14:08:48 +0000
parents fe30d2a2d626
children 52d7301e46bd
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--- a/dbclient.1	Tue Nov 11 13:51:55 2008 +0000
+++ b/dbclient.1	Tue Nov 11 14:08:48 2008 +0000
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@
 a normal TCP connection. A hostname should be still be provided, as this is used for
 comparing saved hostkeys.
 .TP
-.B \B \fIendhost:endport
+.B \-B \fIendhost:endport
 "Netcat-alike" mode, where Dropbear will connect to the given host, then create a
 forwarded connection to \fIendhost\fR. This will then be presented as dbclient's
 standard input/output.
@@ -117,6 +117,10 @@
 
 scp -S dbclient [email protected],[email protected],canyons:/tmp/dump .
 
+Note that hostnames are resolved by the prior hop (so "canyons" would be resolved by the host "wrt")
+in the example above, the same way as other -L TCP forwarded hosts are. Host keys are 
+checked locally based on the given hostname.
+
 .SH ENVIRONMENT
 .TP
 .B DROPBEAR_PASSWORD