Re: Running remote Gnome programs - problems with SSH

Graham Leggett <minfrin sharp fm> writes:

> James Henstridge wrote:
> > It is the programs that use CORBA that are causing trouble for you.  Do
> > you have a firewall or something between the X client and server
> > machines?  If so, then this is probably blocking the CORBA connections.  I
> > don't know how easy it would be to get an ssh tunnel set up, as a
> > number of random ports would be used and you would also need to munge IORs
> > for a different IP address.
> Nope - no firewalls are involved, both the local and remote machines are
> on the same subnet.
> I don't fully understand the "random port" issue (please forgive me for

random port because the port number for the communication is randomly
choosen by ORBit for each server.

> sounding stupid) - if a CORBA client wanted to talk to a CORBA server,
> surely there has to be some or other agreed port they would start
> talking on?

Yes, this port number is encoded into the IOR string in the case of IP
as low-level protocol used.


> Has anyone tested remote Gnome applications, either with or without SSH?
> Regards,
> Graham
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