ssh -X remote does not work due to problem with xauth

Bruce Ferrell bferrell at
Thu May 10 01:01:33 UTC 2018

On 05/09/2018 01:30 PM, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día miércoles, mayo 09, 2018 a las 03:41:25p. m. -0400, Lowell Gilbert escribió:
>>> X11Forwarding is definitely enabled on the remote server. Other users in
>>> my company network who are coming from Ubuntu workstations to the same
>>> server do not face this problem.
>> Have you tried increasing the verbosity on the ssh session?
>> And if possible, on the sshd at the other end?
> Have you read my original post? I used -vv as options for the
> SSH client site and in addition watch the client with truss(1).
> 	matthias

Just out of curiosity, are you able to increase logging on the server?

The error would tend to imply the client is making the request and being rejected at the server. By design, the client can't necessarily tell why... But the server knows.

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