Subject: Re: ssh connections dropping...?
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/25/2004 14:33:28
In message <>, "Steven M. B
ellovin" writes:
>It really sounds a lot like a NAT or firewall dropping state.  It all 
>depends on that box's timer -- my home NAT has a long-enough timeout 
>that I have no trouble; at my office, I have to run a sleep/echo script 
>to keep the connection alive.  And a hang is exactly what I see if the 
>connection times out on the firewall -- or rather, it appears to be a 
>hang, but it would turn into a "connection timed out" if I wait long 


But why does it happen to me, but not to my friend sitting next to me at the
coffee shop, using the same wireless network and same NAT, connecting to the
same server?  It is a *mystery*!  :)