SSH keeps hanging up...
jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Wed May 21 23:46:57 MDT 2008
On 21 May 2008, at 23:07, Kimball Larsen wrote:
> I occasionally have to remotely admin a server at the office from
> I have it set up to only allow a few hosts access via ssh, and my
> home static IP is on the permitted list. (using hosts.allow,
> I can connect to and log into the server just fine. The session
> works great as long as I am actively doing something in the shell.
> However, if I let it sit idle for (it seems) < 1 minute, the session
> seems to just lock up.
> There is no indication that I've been bumped off the server -
> nothing changes in the window.
> But no new keystrokes are registered, and the only way I can exit
> out of the shell is to close the terminal window.
> Where should I be looking to find the cause of this behavior? How
> can I diagnose what is going on here?
> A cursory review of /etc/ssh/sshd_config revealed nothing
It is my understanding that the SSH client can be set to send empty
packets to keep the session alive. Each client is different. Which
SSH client are you using?
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