X11Forwarding needs xorg-x11-xauth

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In this example on a RHEL 5 system, X11Forwarding is enabled in /etc/ssh/sshd_config, but cookie-based access will not work until the xorg-x11-xauth package and its dependency is installed.

$ grep X11Forwarding /etc/ssh/sshd_config
X11Forwarding yes
$ echo $DISPLAY

# yum -y install xorg-x11-xauth
/usr/bin/xauth:  creating new authority file /root/.Xauthority
$ echo $DISPLAY


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