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KB-1179: X11 Forwarding fails with Centrify OpenSSH 5.0 & Solaris

Auditing and Monitoring Service ,   Authentication Service ,   Mac & PC Management Service ,  

12 April,16 at 11:02 AM

Applies to: Centrify OpenSSH 5.0p1 on Solaris 10 Sparc / x86

X11 Forwarding fails with Centrify OpenSSH 5.0 & Solaris. If sshd is run in debug mode, you might see the following errors:

debug3: bind port 6012: Cannot assign requested address

This issue occurs on Solaris when IPv6 is enabled.

Add the "AddressFamily inet" parameter to the file /etc/centrifydc/ssh/sshd_config and restart sshd.


# ifconfig lo0 inet6 plumb up 
# touch /etc/hostname6.lo0
(to make it permanent)


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