Originally posted by sanmadjack
ah, but it's not going to. the server is at my house on a seperate internet connection. I've used proxies to circumvent before seuccesfuly, but they keep geting shut down. So, I want to set one up for myself.
Ah, very good then.
Assuming you can connect out on 22 (and if you can't, just bind SSH to some other port that you can connect to), just do what daft mentions above:
Set up a proxy (Junkbuster will cut down on the banner ads and related garbage nicely) and tell it to bind to 8080, then just
ssh -L 8080:localhost:8080 firstname.lastname@example.org
And the uni can't snoop on you (well, to be correct, they could, but it would take significant effort) because it's *encrypted