How to open an X11 window on machines without ssh (also Xterminals) from hosts without ssh.
[ Using two hosts with ssh as forwarders ]

Last update: 4-Feb-1999

You are free to choose your preferred DisplayNumber, but the number must refer to a free port on the RemoteSSHhost.
So we suggest to choose a number greater than 50 to avoid conflicts with local X11servers and other ssh X11 forwardings.
If, when you issue the ssh command, you receive the error "bind: Address already in use" simply choose another DisplayNumber.

Security Note:
The channel between your local Xserver and the local ssh host and the channel between the remote ssh host and the remote nossh host are NOT secure.


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