[CentOS] ssh -X versus -Y

Sun Jul 5 11:51:40 UTC 2015
Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole at gmail.com>

On 2015-06-26, Stuart Barkley <stuartb at 4gh.net> wrote:


> The documentation of the practical differences between -X and -Y is
> pretty obscure (mostly defering to the X Security extension
> documentation).  I would like to see better clarification of the
> differences.

One practical difference I have seen is the improved performance of -Y
over -X. I have long attributed that to the relaxation of security
controls in the former case.