Access Control question

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Tue Nov 11 09:12:36 PST 2008

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 6:50 AM, Adam Jackson <ajax at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 08:50 +0100, Alan James Caruana wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I started an X Server with none of the parameters being "-ac" (i.e.
>> Access Control is NOT defeated) and I am NOT using XDMCP. As expected,
>> the X Server is only accepting X Clients from the local machine.  How
>> do I make the X Server accept X Clients from specific remote machines
>> also ? I am supposing that I would need to give the X Server some form
>> of an Access Control List, which I could do because I know which
>> remote machines I want to use.
> xhost

Also, see Xserver(1) in the GRANTING ACCESS section about
/etc/X$DISPLAY.hosts files for a more static configuration.


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