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- OpenSSH "Write failed: Broken pipe"
October 18, 2011, 12:01 am
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any sort of OpenSSH bug, but figuring out what the "write failed"
message means might help me track down whatever network/firewall issue
I'm dealing with.
I've noticed that in general when I lose a session due to a state
timeout in the firewall or simple loss of connectivity, I'll get an
error message like this:
"Timeout, server not responding."
Recently we've been seeing this message:
"Write failed: Broken pipe"
Is there anything I can infer from that second message about what the
root cause of the failure is? Just looking for a general answer about
what each error message is trying to tell me.
Re: OpenSSH "Write failed: Broken pipe"
Timeout and/or Connection drop.
To increase the default timeout I use these settings in /etc/ssh/sshd_config :
There is another solution as described here:
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