Is it possible to tunnel UDP traffic (such as SNMP) over SSH?

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  • I wish to create an SSH tunnel from a client system to a server which tunnels SNMP traffic, however SSH tunnels only support TCP.
  • I need to tunnel UDP over TCP.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SNMP client which only supports UDP
  • SNMP server which only supports UDP
  • Security requirement to encrypt SNMP where SNMPv3 is not supported

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