Idle SSH session disconnects

Frank Cusack fcusack at
Sat Aug 31 11:55:46 EST 2002

On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 07:06:07PM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Jim Cunning <jcunning at> [2002-08-30 14:26:47 -0700]:
> > I will try setting KeepAlive to no.
> Many people have joked over the years that KEEPALIVE should really be
> called MAKEDEAD instead because that is the function.

Unless you are passing through a stateful firewall, which must keep
a session timer.


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