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 -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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