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Re: ssh -X doesn't set DISPLAY

On Sun, 4 Aug 2002, Jamin W. Collins wrote:

> On Sun, 4 Aug 2002 18:41:27 -0400 (EDT) Patrick Wiseman
> <pwiseman@mindspring.com> wrote:
> > I'll bet I'm missing something obvious again.  I _don't_ have ForwardX11
> > set to 'yes', but I thought '-X' was supposed to override that?
> TMK, the -X only activates it.  If "X11Forwarding" is set to "no" on the
> server, the client option will not be able to activate it.

I put forwarding in ssh_config on the remote machine, but neglected to put
it in sshd_config as well.  But once I did that, the '-X' is no longer

The FAQ cleared it up for me:


Thanks for the help.


Patrick Wiseman
Linux user #17943

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