> > >> 3.) TCP/IP connection drops
> > >> My SSH connections die after about 2 hours
> > >> under 1.2b3. I don't think this used to happen
> > >> under 1.11. Someone else confirmed that this
> > >> happens to them too. The connection isn't
> > >> denied. It seems like it times out.
> > >
> > > That's because as of 1.2b2, the TCP idle timeout for the firewall
> > > 2.5 hours instead of the ipfilter default of 10 days (!) to keep
> Why "(!)"? I've sometimes kept remote console sessions up for days at
> a time. :-)
Sure, but have you ever needed to leave it completely idle for days at a time?