htc(1) httptunnel client


htc [options] host[:port]


This manual page briefly documents the htc command.

htc sets up a httptunnel connection to PORT at HOST (default port is 8888). When a connection is made, I/O is redirected from the source specified by the --device or --forward-port switch to the tunnel.


The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options are included below.
-h, --help
Show summary of options.
-c, --content-length BYTES
use HTTP PUT requests of BYTES size (k, M, and G postfixes recognized)
-d, --device DEVICE
use DEVICE for input and output
-F, --forward-port PORT
use TCP port PORT for input and output
-k, --keep-alive SECONDS
send keepalive bytes every SECONDS seconds (default is 5)
-M, --max-connection-age SEC
maximum time a connection will stay open is SEC seconds (default is 300)
-S, --strict-content-length
always write Content-Length bytes in requests
-A, --proxy-authorization USER:PASSWORD
proxy authorization
-z, --proxy-authorization-file FILE
proxy authorization file
-B, --proxy-buffer-size BYTES
assume a proxy buffer size of BYTES bytes (k, M, and G postfixes recognized)
-P, --proxy HOSTNAME[:PORT]
use a HTTP proxy (default port is 8080)
-T, --timeout TIME
timeout, in milliseconds, before sending padding to a buffering proxy
-U, --user-agent STRING
specify User-Agent value in HTTP requests
-V, --version
output version information and exit
-w, --no-daemon
don't fork into the background


This manual page was contributed by Teemu Hukkanen <[email protected]>, and was originally written for the Debian GNU/Linux system.