X11 forwarding not working with exceed client

Solution Verified - Updated -

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Open Text Exceed 14
  • Microsoft Windows operating systems

Issue

  • Cannot forward X11 applications to the Exceed client

Resolution

  • Use an alternative Microsoft Windows compatible X client that supports OpenGL
  • Red Hat does not have any specific recommendations for Microsoft Windows compatible software

Root Cause

  • Per page 235 of the Open Text Exceed manual:
    "If your system's libGL.so lib is provided by Mesa 7.1 or later, OpenGL applications will not run remotely. ex 'Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig'"

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