Awesome Open Source
Awesome Open Source


On Docker hub ssh-hpn-x on Github docker-ssh-hpn-x

High Performance SSH/SCP - HPN-SSH with X-Forwarding support. OpenSSH_6.8p1-hpn14v5, OpenSSL 1.0.2a 19 Mar 2015

Docker Images Structure








This layer adds 33MB to the [archlinux-small-ssh-hpn] ( layer. You would run it just like you would that one but this time include a -X (or -Y if that doesn't work) when SSHing in.

ssh -Y [email protected] -p 49158

Preinstalled with xterm, xeyes, and xcalc for testing. You should be able to type any of those out of the box and it should work.

There are security implications associated with X-Forwarding. It is advisable to read up on it. This is a good post If you absolutly trust the host you should be fine (ie: as an example I run X-forwarding on AWS where my IP is the only allowed IP in security group).

Here is a screenshot of wireshark launched on an AWS ec2 instance.

If you have AWS and If this is something you want to play with check out the script on github. It will create a new AWS ec2 instance, install docker and launch the container then log you in. It should work with the AWS free tier.

Alternative Project Comparisons
Related Awesome Lists
Top Programming Languages

Get A Weekly Email With Trending Projects For These Topics
No Spam. Unsubscribe easily at any time.
Shell (178,906
Docker (98,957
Amazon Web Services (38,963
Ssh (14,416
Forwarding (1,507
Scp (1,142