X forwarding on OpenServer

Tim Rice tim at multitalents.net
Wed Dec 11 05:37:03 EST 2002

On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Greg Jewell wrote:

> Hi All,
> I've been having issues getting X forwarding to work on OpenServer for OpenSSH versions 3.4p1 and 3.5p1.  I have compiled OpenSSH on Redhat Linux 8.0, Solaris 8, and OpenServer 5.0.6, but the OpenServer box is the only one that exhibits the problem.  I've detailed everything below.
> I am using PuTTY for my ssh client under Windows.  If I connect to the Linux or Solaris boxes, X forwarding works as it should.  When I connect to to the OpenServer boxes, I receive the following error:
> Xlib: connection to "localhost:10.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Authentication failed at PuTTY X11 proxy
> Error: Can't open display localhost:10.0

For OpenServer you need to have X11UseLocalhost no in sshd_config.

> Has anybody else encountered this?
> Thanks,
> Greg Jewell
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