[PATCH] Add a Maximum Idle Time (1.2.2)

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Sun Mar 5 09:44:20 EST 2000

On Fri, 3 Mar 2000, Jacob Luna Lundberg wrote:

>      The attached patch allows the user to put a TransmitInterlude
> option in their ssh_config file that gives how many seconds are
> allowed to pass without generating traffic.  A value of 300
> completely solves the timeouts for me and I haven't observed any
> stability issues.

I would first rather get to the bottom of figuring out why keepalives
aren't working. 

Is "KeepAlive yes" set for both client and server? Is 
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_keepalive_time set to less than the masquerading


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