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Re: Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11 forwarding.



Jerry Feldman wrote:
> Agile Aspect wrote:
>> Jerry Feldman wrote:
>>> I am using Fedora 9 on an IA64 workstation. When I ssh -X to another
>>> host, the ssh authentication succeeds in under a second, but the X11
>>> authentication takes about 20 seconds and issues the warning:
>>> Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11
>>> forwarding.
>> It could be a name resolution issue, for example,  a DNS issue.
>>
>> I'm presuming you compared the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file on
>> Fedora 9 machine with the other hosts.
>>
>>
> Definitely not DNS. In the specific case, the host I was connected to is
> in /etc/hosts. The problem is specific the xauth.
> My /etc/ssh/sshd_config and ssh_config are identical to my home F9
> system as well as the other servers in the office. It appears that the
> problem is xauth and NOT ssh. ssh <host> connects instantaneously. ssh
> -X takes 20-25 seconds.
> 
Dumb question - does ssh -Y work any faster?

Mikkel
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