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Re: Securing SSH



On Tue, 2006-05-23 at 14:01 -0400, Ed Gurski wrote:
> You can  also transfer your X-windows apps to your local system by doing
> the following:
> 
> On your system:
> 
> xhost +   (allows remote X apps)
> ssh -Y remote_computer -p the_new_port
> 
> Now once logged in, you can test this using :
> 
> xclock
> 
> You should then see the Xclock on your system from the remote system.

You shouldn't need the "xhost +" to do this. To your local X server, the
connection appears to be coming from your own host when you use ssh this
way, not the remote host.

Paul.



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