Enabling ServerAliveInterval by default

Nadav Har'El nyh at math.technion.ac.il
Mon Dec 17 21:33:16 EST 2007

On Sun, Dec 16, 2007, William Ahern wrote about "Re: Enabling ServerAliveInterval by default":
> Its worthwhile to point that, thankfully, intermediate ISPs aren't causing
> this problem. Its either you or your remote peer

This is correct for some definition of "you" and "remote peer".

What do you do when "you" is a workstation in a large company, and
"remote peer" is a workstation in large university? You obvious can't
convince either of these sites to stop using their firewall/nat/whatever,
even if you have good arguments.

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