OpenSSH Always Hangs When Connecting to Remote

Eitan Adler lists at
Wed Sep 23 00:08:36 AEST 2015

On 22 September 2015 at 06:37, Carlo Abelli <carlo.abelli at> wrote:
> Can confirm that this is due to the VPN as connecting over the network
> directly does in fact work. This leads me to believe an issue with the
> mtu on the VPN. Thanks all for your help. I'll inquire to see if it can
> be changed.

To be clear: the issue isn't with the MTU per se, but with some node
on the network not correctly sending ICMP packets.  One workaround is
to set the MSS for the physical interface to a known good lower value.

Eitan Adler

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