SSH keeps hanging up...
kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Thu May 22 00:52:31 MDT 2008
On May 21, 2008, at 11:46 PM, Jonathan Duncan wrote:
> 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?
The default installed on OS X 10.5.2.
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