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Re: can xdmcp be made secure...

Guy Geens wrote:

> I'm not sure of any program that encrypts X traffic. Maybe someone
> else knows more about this.
> Just beware:
> If you log into an X-terminal, and then do ssh to another host, the
> communication between the terminal and the login host is not protected
> by ssh. So your ssh password is transmitted in cleartext!

I think the correct answer is to ALWAYS run remote X sessions inside an
SSH tunnel, using port forwarding.


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