Top 5 ssh tricks everyone should know

1. X11 Forwarding

The use of ssh enables a secure connection from a local X server to a remote application server. Set X11Forwarding and AllowTcpForwarding entries to yes in /etc/ssh/sshd_config of the remote host. Start the X server on the local host. Run ssh to establish a connection with the remote site.

localname@localhost:~$ ssh -q -X -l loginname remotehost.domain

Password:

**********

Run X application commands on the remote site.

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