[CentOS] C6: ssh X-forwarding does not work

Sat Oct 29 12:19:27 UTC 2011
Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu>

On Saturday, October 29, 2011 07:28:27 AM John Hodrien wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Oct 2011, John R Pierce wrote:
> > well, there's the subtle clue that the first time you log onto a
> > particular account with X forwarding, xauth prints a message about
> > saving the .Xauth file....

> Sure, but that means you're looking for absence of an info message (that you
> typically don't care all that much about) to let you know something's wrong.
> That's very easy to miss.

Sounds to me like something for the CentOS FAQ on the Wiki.....

Q: Why is my X forwarding not working, but the sshd config has it enabled?

A: One possibility is that the xorg-x11-xauth package needs to be installed.