[sclug] ssh -X not setting $DISPLAY

Sean Furey sean-lists-sclug at furey.me.uk
Fri Jan 5 17:30:04 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 05:14:48PM +0000, John Stumbles wrote:
> /etc/ssh/sshd_config says


> ... suggesting -X on the command line should override the config file 
> default.

That looks a lot like it came from /etc/ssh/ssh_config, not sshd_config.
-X will override the client configuration, but will not override a
restriction on the server side.

> In /etc/ssh/sshd_config on both boxes I have
> #   ForwardAgent no
> commented out. One box has

Similarly, this looks more like /etc/ssh/ssh_config, and also refers to
authentication forwarding, not X forwarding.


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