Have you spent time pounding your head against the wall trying to get OpenGL displays working when connecting through SSH against a server? I have. Turns out that the solution was pretty damn simple, apparently XQuartz no linger supports this by default and hence you just need to activate the function…
defaults write org.macosforge.xquartz.X11 enable_iglx -bool true
After this you can connect to your server and enjoy OpenGL displays over X or VNC.
ssh [-X/-Y] username@server