ssh X11 forwarding not working on FreeBSD 6.2
tlt at badger.tltodd.com
Tue Jul 24 18:55:00 UTC 2007
The default sshd_config file does not have XAuthLocation defined.
I have not done any updates to X.org so the default location for
xauth is /usr/X11R6/bin/xauth.
So, I added the line:
Tested it out and same problem.
BTW - the sshd_config file on FC6 does not have this line either
and it works.
I increased sshd logging to -d3. No more messages came up in the
log file than before.
On Tue, Jul 24, 2007 at 02:30:59PM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> I would guess that it's an xauth(1) problem.
> Make sure that XAuthLocation is set ,in sshd_config(5), to the right
> path for the xauth executable (probably /usr/local/bin/xauth, if
> you've done the update to X.Org 7.2.
> That's just a shot in the dark, though; the most certain way of
> finding the problem is to increase the verbosity of sshd's logging,
> and see what it thinks is wrong.
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