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I will try my best here but I am going a little out of my comfort zone so bear with me.

Computer A: Windows XP Pro Computer B: Windows 7

Computer A has an SSH Tunnel to our web server (linux). Computer A uses an ODBC connection to connect to the tunnel as part of a requirement for a client app to run.

So far that is working perfectly.

Computer B is on the same network and wants to run the same client app as Computer A.

Is is possible for Computer B to use the ODBC connection from Computer A to connect that client app?

If not, how do I share the tunneled connection across the network so I don't have to create multiple connections on each client?

Thanks in advance.

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If your ssh connection/tunnel is being created with PuTTY, you can select the "Local ports accept connections from other hosts" option when you set up the tunnel.

This is the same as using ssh -g (eg on Linux or Cygwin).

That way, you should be able to connect to whichever local port you've chosen for the tunnel from other machines on your LAN.

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Thanks so much. Works like a charm. –  Bill H Mar 16 '12 at 17:01

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