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       lshg - secsh (SSH2) client


       lshg [OPTION...] HOST [COMMAND]


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       information on lsh, please see it's Texinfo manual (see the SEE ALSO section).

       Connects to the the remote machine HOST through a previously established lsh  gateway  and
       perform  one  or  more  actions, i.e.  command execution, various forwarding services. The
       default action is to start a remote interactive shell or execute a given  command  on  the
       remote machine.


              Print huge amounts of debug information

       --log-file=File name
              Append messages to this file.

       -q, --quiet
              Suppress all warnings and diagnostic messages

              Detailed trace

       -v, --verbose
              Verbose diagnostic messages

              Program to use for reading passwords. Should be an absolute filename.

       -l, --user=User name
              Login as this user.

       -p, --port=Port
              Connect to this port.


       -B, --background
              Put process into the background. Implies -N.

       -D, --forward-socks[=port] Enable socks dynamic forwarding

       -E, --execute=command
              Execute a command on the remote machine

       -L, --forward-local-port=local-port:target-host:target-port

       -N, --nop
              No operation (suppresses the default action, which is to spawn a remote shell)

              Connect to given subsystem. Implies --no-pty.

       -S, --shell=command
              Spawn a remote shell

       Universal not:

       -n, --no
              Inverts the effect of the next modifier

       Modifiers that apply to port forwarding:

       -g, --remote-peers
              Allow remote access to forwarded ports

              Disallow remote access to forwarded ports (default).

       Modifiers that apply to remote execution:

              Detach from terminal at session end.

              Do not detach session at end, wait for all open channels (default).

              Don't request a remote pty.

              Redirect stderr to /dev/null

              Redirect stdin from /dev/null

              Redirect stdout to /dev/null

              Redirect stderr

              Redirect stdin

              Redirect stdout

       -t, --pty
              Request a remote pty (default).

       Miscellaneous options:

       -e, --escape-char=Character
              Escape  char.  `none'  means  disable.  Default  is  to  use  `~' if we have a tty,
              otherwise none.

              Make -B write the pid of the backgrounded process to stdout.

       -G     If no usable gateway is found, launch lsh instead.

              Send a debug message to the remote machine.

              Send an ignore message to the remote machine.

       -?, --help
              Give this help list

              Give a short usage message

       -V, --version
              Print program version

       Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory  or  optional  for  any
       corresponding short options.


       See the --verbose , --trace and --debug options.


       Using  the  -G  option,  for  example in LSHGFLAGS it's easy to use an existing gateway if
       there is any and connect using lsh if not.


       Report bugs to <>.


       LSHG_FLAGS may be used for passing additional parameters. The parsing order is undefined.


       The lsh suite of programs is distributed under the GNU General  Public  License;  see  the
       COPYING and AUTHORS files in the source distribution for details.


       The lsh program suite is written mainly by Niels Möller <>.

       This  man-page was written for lsh 2.0 by Pontus Freyhult <>, it is based
       on a template written by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <>.


       lsftp(1), lsh(1), lsh-authorize(1),  lsh-export-key(1),  lsh-keygen(1),  lsh-make-seed(1),
       lsh-upgrade(1), lsh-upgrade-key(1), lsh-writekey(1), lshd(8), ssh-conv(1)

       The  full  documentation  for  lsh is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and lsh
       programs are properly installed at your site, the command

              info lsh

       should give you access to the complete manual.