SSH X11 forwarding issues (with verbose data)

Jack Tanner
Thu Apr 6 18:05:00 GMT 2006

Philip H. Schlesinger wrote:
> I tried the -vvv mode and here's the screen capture:
> debug1: Authentication succeeded (keyboard-interactive).

OK, good. You're authenticated after entering your password.

> debug2: x11_get_proto: /usr/X11R6/bin/xauth -f 
> /tmp/ssh-zfHmWgkGRG/xauthfile generate MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 
> untrusted timeout 1200 2>/dev/null

1) What do you get if you try that by command hand (sans the /dev/null 
redirection)? 2) What do you get if you skip X-forwarding altogether? 3) 
What do you get if you rm the xauthority data on both sides of the 

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