Requirements

Client side Requirements

  • sudo, or root access on your client machine. (The server doesn’t need admin access.)
  • Python 3.6 or greater.

Linux with NAT method

Supports:

  • IPv4 TCP
  • IPv4 DNS
  • IPv6 TCP
  • IPv6 DNS

Requires:

  • iptables DNAT and REDIRECT modules. ip6tables for IPv6.

Linux with nft method

Supports

  • IPv4 TCP
  • IPv4 DNS
  • IPv6 TCP
  • IPv6 DNS

Requires:

  • nftables

Linux with TPROXY method

Supports:

  • IPv4 TCP
  • IPv4 UDP
  • IPv6 DNS
  • IPv6 TCP
  • IPv6 UDP
  • IPv6 DNS

MacOS / FreeBSD / OpenBSD / pfSense

Method: pf

Supports:

  • IPv4 TCP
  • IPv4 DNS
  • IPv6 TCP
  • IPv6 DNS

Requires:

  • You need to have the pfctl command.

Windows

Not officially supported, however can be made to work with Vagrant. Requires cmd.exe with Administrator access. See Microsoft Windows for more information.

Server side Requirements

  • Python 3.6 or greater.

Additional Suggested Software

  • If you are using systemd, sshuttle can notify it when the connection to the remote end is established and the firewall rules are installed. For this feature to work you must configure the process start-up type for the sshuttle service unit to notify, as shown in the example below.
[Unit]
Description=sshuttle
After=network.target

[Service]
Type=notify
ExecStart=/usr/bin/sshuttle --dns --remote <user>@<server> <subnets...>

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target