Jon TURNEY <jon.turney <at> dronecode.org.uk> writes:
> On 08/08/2011 17:49, Howard Feil wrote:
> > The OS of the target machines was CENTOS 5.5 and 5.4
> > [root <at> MQWKS4 ~]# ssh -V
> > OpenSSH_4.3p2, OpenSSL 0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 01 Jul 2008
> [logs snipped]
> Thanks very much for the information. I am now able to reproduce this issue.
> This appears to be a change in the ssh client so that ForwardX11Timeout
> applies, even if untrusted authentication cookie generation failed (See ).
> It looks like this change first appeared in openssh 5.6, although I can't see
> it mentioned in the announce email.
> Note that if you had run ssh -v, you should have got a "Rejected X11
> connection after ForwardX11Timeout expired" explaining what was happening
> I guess I'll add something in the Cygwin/X FAQ about this.
Is there a work-around for this problem? I (too) often get timed out when
ssh'ing into sites on which I need X-windows (so I use ssh -Y). I have no such
problems when using a non-X console to ssh into these sites.