Subject: Re: bin/31432: ssh idle timeout
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/30/2005 22:06:57
On Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 07:38:00PM +0000, wrote:
> >Description:
> Whenever I idle on my ssh connection, the connection is closed after 10 Minutes (or a bit longer. couldn't track time exactly).
> I can't go make a tea without having the connection dropped.
> The Server is running NetBSD 2.0 and sshd:
> SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_3.6.1 NetBSD_Secure_Shell-20030917
> Neither my IP nor something else changes.
> The machine is running default 2.0 confs and is actually running fine.
> I noticed this after I checked my logs.
> The connection keeps dropping, if you are idle.

Please give more details on your network setup. Is there a router between
the client and server ? Is there some NAT involved ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference