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Re: IP Masquerading, SSH, and X

ok, is it possible to open a x-windows interface through a ssh connection
from a remote location all on static IP's?

DSL to DSL from example.

more specifically, start x from a ssh client on another system.

if so, please don't just say it is possible, but explain how

thankx --beavis--  just a guy from a small town trying to learn something

> > I'm currently set up such that I can ssh into my machine at work from
> > and all works well as long as I stay within the console session.
> > I'm on a dialup line (no DSL yet...) and use IP masquerading, which
> > to prevent X clients on my work box from connecting to the X server here
> > home.
> >
> If you log in via ssh, then you should be able to start x-applications
> out-of-the-box. ssh creates a proxy x-server and thus forwards any
> x-connection through the encrypted connection opened by the masqueraded
> host.
> if it does not work, then check, if "ForwardX11 yes" is in your
> ~/.ssh/config. if it is, then check, how $DISPLAY is set on the remote
> machine after ssh-login. it should be something like <remotemachine>:10.0
> - if it is not, then ssh does not forward the x-connections ... don't ask
> me, why.
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