[sf-lug] keep alive time for an ssh connection

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Sat Dec 20 13:22:10 PST 2008

Quoting Rick Smith (rick at rbsmith.com):

> Hi Alex,
> Alex Kleider wrote:
>  > When I log onto that same computer from another site using a linux
>  > computer, the connection seems to time out after a period of inactivity.
> Try logging in with
>    ssh -o TCPKeepAlive <machine>

Please note that you can put that option into ~/.ssh/config , instead of
typing it all the time.

Cheers,            "Please return all dogmas to their orthodox positions."
Rick Moen                                 -- Brad Johnson, in r.a.sf.w.r-j
rick at linuxmafia.com

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