socat

New add-on as of Core Update 149.

socat is command line utility that establishes bidirectional transfers data locations. socat stands for SOcket CAT.

socat is a relay for bidirectional data transfer between two independent data channels. Each of these data channels may be a file, pipe, device (serial line etc. or a pseudo terminal), a socket (UNIX, IP4, IP6 - raw, UDP, TCP), an SSL socket, proxy CONNECT connection, a file descriptor (stdin etc.), the GNU line editor (readline), a program, or a combination of two of these. These modes include generation of "listening" sockets, named pipes, and pseudo terminals. 1

Installation

socat can be installed with the Pakfire web interface or via the console:

pakfire install socat

Configuration

TBD

Usage

There is no web interface for this Addon. To run this Addon open the client console or terminal and access the IPFire box via SSH.

TBD

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Older Revisions • September 1 at 8:21 pm • Jon