General Tab - Advanced Secure Shell Settings

The options are:


Enter the port number on which the SSH server is listening. The default is 22.

Enable Secure Shell compression

Compress all data (including stdin, stdout, stderr, and data for forwarded X11 connections) using Zlib compression.

Tunnel X11 connections

Automatically forward all data sent from the remote X11 port through the secure tunnel to the correct local port.


NOTE:The xauth command options are not available when Tunnel X11 connections is enabled (the default).

Use alternate xauth command

Select this option to configure an alternate xauth command. The xauth command affects sessions in which Network Security > User-based authorization is enabled.

Xauth command

Specify an alternate command to place an MIT cookie in the .XAuthority file in the user's home directory.

Macros are supported. For example, in the following command, %IP#% provides the IP address and display number, and %C% specifies MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 authorization and provides the required hex encoded authorization data.

xauth add %IP#% %C%

This option is available only when Use alternate xauth command is selected.

Quiet mode

Suppress banner messages sent by the host.