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[ale] SSH through firewall? How do I get X ?



running ssh -v is usually very illuminating, as well as looking in the 
syslog files on the machine running the server.

-Eric.

Nomad the Wanderer writes:
 >   Ok, you were right.  It just seems that Dogbert has something wrong.
 > Ratbert who is also in the DMZ works fine when I try to run it as myself.
 > However, if I run the command under sudo I get an error....  Thoughts?
 > 
 > Robert
 > 
 > Thus spake Eric Z. Ayers (eric at compgen.com):
 > 
 > > Oops - it looks like -x turns it OFF.  I think that you have to turn
 > > it on in ~/.ssh/config
 > > 
 > > Here's something in my config file:
 > > 
 > > #
 > > #
 > > Host                    myhost1
 > > #Compression            yes
 > > #CompressionLevel       9
 > > FallBackToRsh           no
 > > IdentityFile            ~/.ssh/identity.myhost1
 > > ForwardX11              yes
 > > 
 > > 
 > > Then, a regular 'ssh dogbert' should turn it on!
 > > 
 > > -Eric.
 > > 
 > > 
 > > Nomad the Wanderer writes:
 > >  >   When I did this it didn't complain that it couldn't run the
 > >  > xauth, but when I tried to run "xterm" it complained that the
 > >  > display wasn't set still.  I verified that $DISPLAY was empty.
 > >  > 
 > >  > Robert
 > >  > 
 > >  > Thus spake Eric Z. Ayers (eric at compgen.com):
 > >  > 
 > >  > > ssh -x dogbert
 > >  > > 
 > >  > > Then your display variable will automaticaly be set to something like 
 > >  > > dogbert:8
 > >  > > 
 > >  > > and when you display stuff, the results will come up on dilbert!
 > >  > > 
 > >  > > -ERic.
 > >  > > Nomad the Wanderer writes:
 > >  > >  > Ok,
 > >  > >  >   I have to machines,  dilbert and dogbert.  Dilbert is on my desktop.
 > >  > >  > Dogbert is in my server room, in a "DMZ" behind the firewall.  I can
 > >  > >  > not set my display as a "who" reports me as loggin in from the firewall.
 > >  > >  > Anyone know how to set it up so I can run my X back to Dilbert using
 > >  > >  > ssh?
 > >  > >  > 
 > >  > >  > Robert
 > >  > >  > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 > >  > >  > Robert L. Harris                |    Windows is to Unix 
 > >  > >  > Senior System Administrator II  |      what 'hooked on phonics'
 > >  > >  >   at Great West Life.           \_       is to Shakespeare
 > >  > >  > 
 > >  > >  > 
 > >  > >  > http://www.orci.com/~nomad
 > >  > >  > 
 > >  > >  > DISCLAIMER:
 > >  > >  >       These are MY OPINIONS ALONE.  I speak for no-one else.
 > >  > >  > 
 > >  > >  > FYI:
 > >  > >  >  perl -e 'print $i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'
 > >  > 
 > >  > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 > >  > Robert L. Harris                |    Windows is to Unix 
 > >  > Senior System Administrator II  |      what 'hooked on phonics'
 > >  >   at Great West Life.           \_       is to Shakespeare
 > >  > 
 > >  > 
 > >  > http://www.orci.com/~nomad
 > >  > 
 > >  > DISCLAIMER:
 > >  >       These are MY OPINIONS ALONE.  I speak for no-one else.
 > >  > 
 > >  > FYI:
 > >  >  perl -e 'print $i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'
 > 
 > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 > Robert L. Harris                |    Windows is to Unix 
 > Senior System Administrator II  |      what 'hooked on phonics'
 >   at Great West Life.           \_       is to Shakespeare
 > 
 > 
 > http://www.orci.com/~nomad
 > 
 > DISCLAIMER:
 >       These are MY OPINIONS ALONE.  I speak for no-one else.
 > 
 > FYI:
 >  perl -e 'print $i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'