Re: Bad configuration option: ClearAllForwardings

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (
Date: 06/26/02

From: "Nico Kadel-Garcia" <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 03:17:38 GMT

"Roy Smith" <> wrote in message
> I built openssh-3.3p1 on my FreeBSD-4.3 box. It works like a champ,
> including sftp (which I've previously never used before).
> Then, I built 3.3p1 on one of my RedHad 6.2 linux boxes. The build went
> fine, and the ssh and scp clients seem to work OK. The problem is when
> I run the sftp client, I get:
> [rsmith@qwerky openssh-3.3p1]$ ./sftp localhost:
> Connecting to localhost...
> command-line: line 0: Bad configuration option: ClearAllForwardings
> Connection closed

Check your /etc/ssh/ssh_config and your ~/.ssh/config files. I'll bet you
have an old config file option set up that needs replacing.

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