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SSH Port Forwarding & Firefox

Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I use port 3000 as SOCKS proxy in Firefox. If I run this command:
ssh -L2000:server2:9999 -D 3000 user@server1

is it the same as is if I run these two commands in sequence?
ssh -L2000:server2:9999 user@server1
ssh -D 3000 -p 2000 user@localhost

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