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January 13, 2006, 7:48 pm
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I have a fedora core 4 linux box that was upgraded from Fedora 3 (as I
which will not keep a ssh connection open for more than 10 minutes
(with no activity).
I have 2 other fedora core 4 boxes that dont have this problem.
To fix it prior, I just put 'unset autologout' in my .tcshrc file and
fixed my issue.
For this box, the setup is the same, tcsh with unset autologout but
no luck. Ive looked through google with no luck on answers I found.
Has anyone had this problem and resolved it? Im updated with the most
current patched via yum on all boxes.
rpm -qa | grep ssh produces:
on the box that isnt staying 'open'
Ive also wondered if its not my Linksys Router that is somehow
dropping the ssh connection, but the whole machine is in another
city and I cant administrate that part of it easily.
- Richard E. Silverman
January 13, 2006, 10:04 pm
Re: need permanent (no timeout) ssh connection fedora 4
Jeff> Ive also wondered if its not my Linksys Router that is somehow
Jeff> dropping the ssh connection, but the whole machine is in another
Jeff> city and I cant administrate that part of it easily.
Yes, probably. OpenSSH does not have an idle timeout, but most NAT
devices tear down unused flows.
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