Disconnect on OpenBSD

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Tue Feb 12 12:52:29 EST 2002

On Mon, 11 Feb 2002, Yuliy Minchev wrote:

> Hi.
> I'm using OpenBSD 3.0 server with default installation of OpenSSH 3.0.
> My problem is that sshd disconnect inactive session after unknown 
> interval.
> I use OpenSSH on varios platforms and no where else sshd does not 
> disconect inactive users.

If you have a NAT device or stateful firewall between the client and
the server, quiescent TCP sessions may be getting timed out.

OpenSSH doesn't have its own timeout.


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