Windows 8/Windows Server 2012: Mount samba/ZFS share over SSH tunnel

{{unknown}}As it took me more than 2 hours to figure out why this just would not work here’s a small tutorial to mount an SMB share over SSH (in my case Cygwin, but PuTTy should work as well): First, add a new hardware loopback adapter + an IP (in this example 10.1.1.10) as described here but do uncheck ALL boxes in the adapter settings except IPv4 connectivity (including the Client for Microsoft Networks): http://sumofungus.wordpress.com/2010/07/23/ssh-tunneling-samba-on-windows-7/ Do note that the adapter has a slightly different name in Windows 8/2012 – “Microsoft KM-TEST Loopback Adapter”. Now press Windows Key + r and enter…