notfred wrote:Don't futz with the DISPLAY variable at all, try to ssh all the way through and it should set the DISPLAY variable automagically to the correct thing. You may need to add the "-Y" option to your ssh command, although I thought that was the default these days.
I'm not quite sure what you mean by the WS2k8 server with RDC in the middle. Your connection needs to be ssh all the way to have any chance of success, including ssh into one box and then ssh from there on to another box.
pikaporeon wrote:Out of curiousity, any reason why I can't just get the X windows to pop up on the jump server? like whats the technical limitation im running into?
pikaporeon wrote:I'll give that a shot. I'm worried the jump server might be too locked down for that though
Out of curiousity, any reason why I can't just get the X windows to pop up on the jump server? like whats the technical limitation im running into?
zzatz wrote:I'd step back from the technical problem and look at the bigger picture. Ask your network folks for a direct route. If there is a legitimate policy reason why you can't have a direct route, then working around it could get you fired. If there's no policy reason, but they won't do it anyway, write a memo to your boss explaining why you need this to do your job and asking him to deal with the appropriate manager to get this resolved.
Adding a route between two known addresses to the Windows server shouldn't be a big deal, unless, of course, it violates some policy.
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