ssh config

Igor Peshansky
Mon Jul 2 14:54:00 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2 Jul 2007, Frederich, Eric P21322 wrote:

> Is there a way to enable X11 forwarding by default so that I don't have
> to run "ssh -XY hostname" and can just run "ssh hostname"?
> I found a way for me to do it via a ~/.ssh/config file but I'm looking
> for a way to do it globally.  I have seen it (on Linux systems) in
> /etc/ssh/ssh_config before...I tried it on cygwin with no success.
> Does openssh on cygwin look for the global configuration file in another
> place or does it not support one at all?

On Cygwin, the global SSH configuration is in /etc/ssh_config, which, I
believe, is created for you by the ssh-user-config script.
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