SSH Reverse Proxy Tunnel (Postman)
·Aug 17, 2022·
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Suppose you have to test some API. But the APIs can be accessed from your staging server only. How can you test those APIs from your local PC?
Hmm, A big problem. But it has a small solution. You can follow the steps below.
Install proxy package if not installed:
npm install -g http-proxy-to-socks
Add port listener for your remote server (here we are opening 5001 port)
ssh -D 5001 -i private_key.pem server_user_name@server_ip
Forward socket requests to 5001 port (It’ll capture requests from port 8080)
hpts -s 127.0.0.1:5001 -p 8080
Setup postman proxy
- Postman settings > Proxy > Add custom proxy > 127.0.0.1:8080
- Uncheck use system proxy