[NMLUG] ssh X forwarding

C. Ulrich nmlug@swcp.com
Wed, 7 Nov 2001 17:26:52 -0700


On Wednesday 07 November 2001 15:40, you wrote:
> Just one more note, on OpenSSH (not sure about the other ones) you can
> run 'ssh -X' to enable X11Forwarding just for that one session. 'ssh -x'
> disables for that session. According to the ssh man page, the order of
> configurations goes command line, user config, system config meaning
> that any user configs override system configs and command line switches
> override everything.

That is true for the client, yes. My mistake. But the global config file for 
the *server* cannot be overridden by anything, whereas the opposite was 
implied in a few earlier messages.

--C. Ulrich
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