Visual Studio Code Remote - Tunnels
The Remote - Tunnels extension lets you connect to a remote machine, like a desktop PC or virtual machine (VM), via a secure tunnel. You can then securely connect to that machine from anywhere, without the requirement of SSH.
Make a tunnel available
Begin by making your remote machine accessible through a tunnel:
Run VS Code on the remote machine and use the
Connect to a tunnel
To connect to a tunnel, have the
You can find the command by pressing
You'll be prompted to log into GitHub and will get a list of available tunnels to connect to.
After selecting a tunnel, the window will reload to connect to the remote machine. Note that the remote indicator in the lower left corner now shows the name of the tunnel.
You can also open a tunnel in the Remote Explorer:
As with VS Code itself, the extensions update during a development iteration. You can use the pre-release version of this extension to regularly get the latest extension updates before the official extension release.
Questions, Feedback, Contributing
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