Subject: Re: X11 forwarding not working with in-tree sshd
To: Laine Stump <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/2000 10:08:18
On Wed, Oct 04, 2000 at 12:44:59PM -0400, Laine Stump wrote:

 > Last night I updated the sources on my 1.5_ALPHA2 machine, rebuilt,
 > then did a pkg_delete of ssh so that I could use the one that's now in
 > the tree (I didn't change any of the ssh configuration files). ssh
 > connections still work, and X11 forwarding works with this machine as
 > a client connecting to an older 1.5_ALPHA system (ie one that's still
 > using the pkgsrc ssh) as server, but the sshd on this machine now
 > denies X11 forwarding.
 >   Warning: Remote host denied X11 forwarding.
 > /etc/sshd_config has:
 > X11Forwarding yes
 > X11DisplayOffset 10
 > and I'm using -X on my ssh commandline. /etc/rc.d/sshd is the latest
 > one from the tree.

The in-tree SSH uses /etc/ssh.conf and /etc/sshd.conf.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>