I posted following to the list couple days ago.
>I have Sun SPARCstation 2 running Sun OS 4.1.3 and OW 3.1. I edited the
>/etc/X0.hosts file and put one system's hostname with domain name in the
>file. I restart the system. Then telnet to that system. Set the display.
>Start the X client application. But I still get following error message.
>Xlib: connection to "my_sun_sparc2:0.0" refused by server
>Xlib: Client is not authorized to connect to server
>Could not open display my_sun_sparc2:0
>Why this not working? Thanks for all help.
The general response to this was use xhost command. Among the others. One
form Michael Sullivan mentioned that the /etc/X*.hosts is disabled by default.
The xnews uses MIT magic cookie authorization protocol. Another one from
Thomas W Oliver who also mentioned about the magic cookie security and pointed
that the openwindow started with -auth <authfile> option. (The authfile is set
up as $HOME/.xnews.<MACHINENAME>:0). Use -noauth option to enable the
Thanks very much to:
Thomas W Oliver <email@example.com>
Michael Sullivan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Brian Decker <email@example.com>
Andrew Benson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Randy Olsson <email@example.com>
Ronald Mulligan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Kevin Sheehan <email@example.com>
Sumner Hushing <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Bruce Kall <bruce@Brainstorm.mayo.EDU>
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