CyberNinja wrote:So, your security people won't allow you to use X forwarding via SSH but you can use remote X directly across the network?
I have a question about X forwarding. I was told that we can't X forwarding anymore, do to a security checklist.
cyberninja@server1# ssh -X server2
So we have to use the DISPLAY variable now. I thought this was less secure?
cyberninja@server1# xhost + server2
server1 being added to access control list
cyberninja@server1# echo $DISPLAY
cyberninja@server1# ssh server2
cyberninja@server2# export DISPLAY=server1:1.0
cyberninja@server1# gedit #for example
What gives, is this more or less secure the X forwarding? Is there a better way?
Any info would be helpful