Idle Time-out

Iain Morgan imorgan at
Fri May 28 01:18:13 EST 2010

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 05:52:35 -0500, miguel.sanders at wrote:
> Hi
> Does OpenSSH have a feature in which a client gets kicked out after X minutes of inactivity (no keystrokes)?
> I have seen this on other SSH implementations but I don't see it in OpenSSH.
> Thnx!

No. There are the {Client,Server}Alive{CountMax,Interval} options which
are intended to detect dead connections, but nothing that strictly
corresponds to an idle timeout.

Iain Morgan

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