troubleshooting Question

What is SOCKS and can we use SSH port forwarding to achieve it?

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Balbir SinghFlag for United States of America asked on
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I have been playing with SSH local and remote port forwarding and have a little understanding of it. I am wondering if it is same as SOCKS protocol and how using SSH dynamic port we can achieve it.

Also, I am wondering what is the use case of SOCKS when we have VPN and port forwarding.

Thanks in Advance
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