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Operating Systems Solaris help forwarding display over vpn
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Old 11-13-2007
help forwarding display over vpn

my and the other unix administrator have never been able to get our DISPLAY forwarded over vpn. on our redhat linux boxes we can just use:

ssh -X server1

and it works with no problems.

however, on the solaris boxes the -X doesn't work. is it possible to set up solaris 7 through solaris 10 with a simliar configuration?

when inside our network we can manually set the display

export DISPLAY=

and it works fine. anyone have suggestions for getting the display to work over vpn though?
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Old 11-13-2007
Check your server's config in /etc/ssh/sshd_config to see if it allows X forwarding.
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Old 11-13-2007
Originally Posted by porter
Check your server's config in /etc/ssh/sshd_config to see if it allows X forwarding.
thanks i got it!
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