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 From:  Eric Collins <eric at tawifi dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] SSH timeouts using 1.2b3
 Date:  Fri, 28 Jan 2005 13:47:40 -0700
I too have experienced this same issue, but have not had much time to 
come up with a fix, anyone got a quick fix for it?
This is on the generic pc cf/hd version.

Jesse Guardiani wrote:

>Is anyone else experiencing SSH connection timeouts
>using 1.2b3? After about 2 hours I lose my sessions.
>It isn't clean either. It's similar to what happens
>when a network connection just goes down. The session
>stays open, but if you press keys then it times out
>after a few minutes.
>I have nothing in m0n0wall -> Advanced -> TCP Idle Timeout.
>So it *should* default to 2.5 hours. However, my ipv4
>tcp keepalive on the machine that keeps losing connections
>is currently this:
>% cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_keepalive_time
>(two hours)
>So I'm not sure why my connections are dying. This is
>a Soekris 4801-50 m0n0wall platform. Any ideas?

Eric Collins
Sr Network Administrator

Downtown Tucson WiFi Network