X11 forwarding is a special case of remote tunneling.
SSH Tectia Client supports X11 forwarding on both Unix and Windows platforms. SSH Tectia Server supports X11 forwarding only on Unix platforms.
X11 forwarding can be enabled in the client by setting the following
line in the
ssh-broker-config.xml file (either under
default-settings or under a connection
<forwards> <forward type="X11" state="on"/> </forwards>
By default, X11 forwarding is off.
With the Windows GUI, X11 forwarding can be enabled under Profile Settings → Tunneling. See Defining Tunneling (SSH Tectia Client).
To test that X11 forwarding works, log into the remote system and
xclock &. This starts an X clock program that can
be used for testing the forwarding connection.
If the X clock window is displayed properly, you have the X11 forwarding working. If the X clock fails and complains that it cannot open the display, check that the XAuth is properly installed on the remote host.
Do not set the