Logout in the dark of the night

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During the dark of the night the following message appeared in my

Dec 27 01:27:16 mycomputer sshd(pam_unix)[25585]: session closed for
user robert
Dec 27 01:27:16 mycomputer sshd[25579]: syslogin_perform_logout:
logout() returned an

I've never seen it before.  I was sound asleep at the time.

I was not logged in from any terminal and had no screen sessions

I don't have any timeouts set.

Are there dark forces operating?

Or is there a mundane explanation?

Re: Logout in the dark of the night

On 2005-12-27, robert.spam.me.senseless@gmail.com
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It's possible that it was a session from a disconnected/crashed client
that was eventually killed when the TCP connection was timed out.

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Maybe.  What do the previous messages with that pid say?

Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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