[CentOS] X11 forwarding

Scot L. Harris webid at cfl.rr.com
Wed Sep 14 18:06:51 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 13:55, Todd Reed wrote:
> I need to enable forward the xWindows through my SSH session, but I’m
> having trouble.  I’m using Putty and I’ve configured it to allow
> enable x11 forwarding through the ssh tunnel.  I’ve also edited the
> /etc/ssh/sshd_config and set X11Forwarding yes.  After doing this,
> it’s not working.  I’m sure there’s quite a bit not doing.  Could
> anybody offer any guidance?  This is my first attempt to do this.

Which X window package are you running on the Windows system? 
Hummingbird? cygwin?

Without one of those packages setup on the Windows system where you are
running putty you won't get displays forwarded back to that system.

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