SSH keeps hanging up...

Dr. Scott S. Jones scott at fyrenice.com
Thu May 22 12:06:33 MDT 2008


+++ Lonnie Olson [22/05/08 12:01 -0600]:
 >
> > 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.
> 
> Many consumer routers/DSL modems do not handle long running SSH
> connections well.  They sometimes tend to kill the connection
> prematurely.  You can experiment with the SSH options TCPKeepAlive,
> and ServerAlive in the client to see if you can avoid it.  However
> more often than not the problem is caused by the router itself.
> 

Lonnie: 

What then, about the design of so many routers, causes the connections,
whether ssh sessions or others to fail? 

Scott

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