Re: ssh -X from A through B to C
Mark Gillingham wrote:
>On Wednesday, February 11, 2004, at 12:36 AM, Cristian Gutierrez wrote:
>% ssh -X -v web2.mydomain.org /usr/X11R6/bin/xcalc
>Error: Can't open display:
As someone else already pointed out in answer on this thread, you may be
missing the xbase-clients package, which would enable B's sshd to set up
the "proxyed X server".
>I still have a display error as seen by the following log from a
>session like ssh -X B ssh -X C xclock:
>% ssh -X -v web2.mydomain.org ssh -X bitbox.mydomain.org
Yes, because the middle step (X forwarding from B) cannot be
>A's sshd_config file has the following settings (A is OS X Darwin):
A's sshd is untouched. If any, you should put your client options in
>B's sshd_config file has the following settings (B is Wood):
This is ok; it just can't be used because of the missing package, AFAICT.
>C's sshd_config file has the following settings (C is HR7.3):
You should be certain that the equivalent package in C is installed. If
it has a working X installation, it should be fine.
Cristian Gutierrez http://www.dcc.uchile.cl/~crgutier
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