SSH port-forwarding (Basic)

I think all of you are using SSH in your daily routines. However, do you use its full potential? Today’s topic is the SSH port-forwarding feature and how it can be use to achieve some interesting configurations.

I’m sure most of you are aware of the feature, but how many of you are using it? Personally, I’m a bit obsessed with it and have found numerous cases where this feature of SSH is a real life saver.

Let’s start with simple things and imagine that you have a server where you are running MySQL (as a read time 2 min.