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

Sat Oct 29 22:38:05 UTC 2011
Cliff Pratt <enkiduonthenet at gmail.com>

On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 8:58 PM, John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Oct 2011, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Do some of the checkbox installs omit it?   I just ran into this on a
>> system where I chose the 'web server' install, then wanted to run
>> gparted remotely.
> Yes, it's definitely possible to install without it.  I've done the same as
> you when setting up servers and had to add xauth afterwards to get remote X
> working.  It's a real gotcha for people who don't know about it, as other than
> DISPLAY not being set, nothing leaps out at you to say it's because xauth
> isn't installed.  It'd be quite nice if default ssh emitted a warning message
> about this at a non-debug level.
It's not an ssh issue so why would ssh emit the message?