Tip for SSH users with connection unexpectedly closed troubles

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Thu Mar 8 18:35:17 GMT 2007

On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 10:32:04AM -0700, Phil Hassey wrote:
> someone suggested that I add this to my ~/.ssh/config file:
> ServerAliveInterval 5
> ServerAliveCountMax 120

Those options only apply to protocol 2 connections (which people should
be using anyway these days).  There are also settings for KeepAlive,
ClientAliveInterval, and ClientAliveCountMax that someone might want to
fiddle with.

> it'd be great to add a suggestion to issues.html under
> Q:  Why does my transfer die with something like the following error?

Good idea.  Thanks!


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