Re: xhost

From: Patrick Morris (
Date: 05/29/02

Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 10:20:58 -0700
From: Patrick Morris <>
To: "Small, Jim" <>

A relatively simple solution to this might be to go ahead and disable
xhost, then have admins use SSH to forward their X sessions.

On Wed, 29 May 2002, Small, Jim wrote:

> Unfortunately in this situation, someone can simply do an xhost +. A script
> is not viable, because since this is a server and only admins will be using
> it, they would easily be able to get around any script. That's why I'm
> inclined to think the only sure way is to delete the xhost command.