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Re: Newbie ssh question
- From: Jeff Mincy <jeff at delphioutpost dot com>
- To: Adrian Phillips <adrianp at powertech dot no>
- Cc: "James Hall" <james dot c dot hall at ntlworld dot com>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2002 15:55:23 -0500
- Subject: Re: Newbie ssh question
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Adrian Phillips <email@example.com>
Date: 06 Jan 2002 11:15:46 +0100
>>>>> "James" == James Hall <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
James> I've recently installed Cygwin and XFree86 on my W2K
James> machine, and am highly pleased with it.
James> Main use is to run stuff on my machine at work, and saves
James> constantly re-booting between Windows and Linux on my home
James> I consequently make much use of ssh and X forwarding. All
James> works excellently, but for one problem. Any remote Xterm,
James> unless used pretty constantly, falls over with the message
James> "Read from remote host x.x.x.x: Connection reset by peer
James> Connection to x.x.x.x closed."
Do you have a firewall in between. Firewalls throw away connections
when there unused for a while,
For example, Sonicwalls have Network Connection Inactivity Timeout
Try turning on KeepALive (or whatever the option is called now),
Also, there is how hard windows tries to keep connections alive.
This is in the PuttyFAQ
The timeout value can't be set on per application or per session
basis. To increase the TCP timeout globally, you need to add the
following key to the registry
in Win95/98/ME (it must be DWORD in Win95, or String in Win98/ME),
Then set the key's value to something like 10. This will cause
Windows to try harder to keep connections alive instead of
P.S. Have fun doing regedit.
P.P.S, do be careful. This would be a good time to backup your machine.
Your mouse has moved.
Windows NT must be restarted for the change to take effect.
Reboot now? [OK]
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