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add -f background option to dbclient
author Matt Johnston <>
date Wed, 07 Jun 2006 15:47:04 +0000
parents 0e4f225b7e07
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.TH dbclient 1
dbclient \- lightweight SSH2 client
.B dbclient
[\-Tt] [\-p
.I port\fR] [\-i
.I id\fR] [\-L
.I l\fR:\fIh\fR:\fIr\fR] [\-R
.I l\fR:\fIh\fR:\fIr\fR] [\-l
.IR user ]
.I host
.B dbclient
is a SSH 2 client designed to be small enough to be used in small memory
environments, while still being functional and secure enough for general use.
.B \-p \fIport
Remote port.
Connect to port
.I port
on the remote host.
Default is 22.
.B \-i \fIidfile
Identity file.
Read the identity from file
.I idfile
(multiple allowed).
.B \-L \fIlocalport\fR:\fIremotehost\fR:\fIremoteport\fR
Local port forwarding.
Forward the port
.I localport
on the local host to port
.I remoteport
on the remote host
.IR remotehost .
.B \-R \fIlocalport\fR:\fIremotehost\fR:\fIremoteport\fR
Remote port forwarding.
Forward the port
.I remoteport
on the remote host
.I remotehost
to port
.I localport
on the local host.
.B \-l \fIuser
Login as
.I user
on the remote host.
.B \-t
Allocate a pty.
.B \-T
Don't allocate a pty.
.B \-N
Don't request a remote shell or run any commands. Any command arguments are ignored.
.B \-f
Fork into the background after authentication. A command argument (or -N) is required.
This is useful when using password authentication.
.B \-g
Allow non-local hosts to connect to forwarded ports. Applies to -L and -R
forwarded ports, though remote connections to -R forwarded ports may be limited
by the ssh server.
Matt Johnston ([email protected]).
Gerrit Pape ([email protected]) wrote this manual page.
dropbear(8), dropbearkey(8)