RE: Problem with X11 forwarding.

From: Steven W. Orr (
Date: 11/04/03

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    Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 11:36:46 -0500 (EST)
    To: Mikael Björn <>

    On Tuesday, Nov 4th 2003 at 10:05 +0100, quoth Mikael Björn:

    =>Did you restart your ssh session after restarting the ssh server?
    =>Restarting the server process doesn't magically touch your running
    =>session... ;-)

    I did, but now it seems to work. I just don't know why it didn't work when
    I made the change.

    =>-----Original Message-----
    =>From: Bill Weiss []
    =>Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 7:28 PM
    =>To: ssh list
    =>Subject: Re: Problem with X11 forwarding.
    =>Steven W. Orr(, Nov 02, 2003 at 10:11:05PM -0500:
    =>> For some reason my X11 forwarding seems to be busted.
    =>> openssh-3.7.1p1-1 on a Red Hat 9 system
    =>> Here's the relevant stuff from my /etc/sshd_config file:
    =>> #GatewayPorts no
    =>> X11Forwarding yes
    =>> #X11Forwarding no
    =>> #X11DisplayOffset 10
    =>> #X11UseLocalhost yes
    =>> What else do I need to do?
    =>Well, you could start by giving us some useful data. Things like:
    =>What changed between when it worked and now.
    =>relevant parts of ssh_config
    =>a ssh -vvv output
    =>What commands you're trying

    -Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like a banana. Stranger things have -
    -happened but none stranger than this. Does your driver's license say Organ
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