How to maintain a persistent SSH connection?

Sam George ciradrak at
Thu Nov 16 08:37:30 AEDT 2017

On 11/15/2017 6:08 AM, martin f krafft wrote:

> I'm tasked with establishing a persistent SSH connection across
> a very unreliable link, for a remote port forward (always port
> 2217). I figured I'd use ServerAliveInterval to make sure that the
> ssh(1) process dies when the connection appears down, and I use
> systemd to restart it in this case. This works fine.

Have you looked at using mosh?  It's very good with unreliable connections.

-Sam George

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