[NMLUG] ssh X forwarding

James Hamilton nmlug@swcp.com
Wed, 7 Nov 2001 10:03:47 -0700


Do you want to forward X apps?  It is set in the /etc/ssh/sshd_config or where ever your sshd_config is.  Usually called something like 'X11Forwarding yes'.  I've got a problem where if I don't allow X forwarding my client tanks before logging me in.


On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 09:52:01AM -0700, Aaron Birenboim wrote:
> One of my clients just changed sshd over from
> Tru64 to Linux.  Now I get a warning when I log in...
> 
> Warning: Remote host denied X11 forwarding.
> Last login: Wed Nov  7 10:49:59 2001 from helstf
> 
> Does anybody know where the problem might lie?
> Which host is remote?  The client of the server?
> i.e.  Do I need to add some more modern type
> of authentication to my X server, or does the
> sshd need to be configured to allow X forwarding?
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