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Re: ssh + X11



On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 03:06:54PM +0200, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Sep 2003 11:42:32 +0100, 
> Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> wrote in message 
> <20030918104232.GB23033@riva.ucam.org>:
> > On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 12:20:37PM +0200, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> > > ..."=yes", and it can be overridden with -X, is how it works here. 
> > > ;-)
> > 
> > If the server has 'X11Forwarding no', which is the default, then
> > nothing you do to the client, -X or no -X, will let you forward X11
> > traffic. You need to configure the server with 'X11Forwarding yes'.
> 
> ..then something is wrong here, because I ssh -X all I like from my 
> X11Forwarding=no boxes.  ;-)

*From* your 'X11Forwarding no' boxes? The client makes no difference,
it's the sshd_config on the server, the box you're connecting *to*, that
matters.

Also, you'd only notice a problem when you tried to open an X client
over the ssh connection.

-- 
Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]



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