Subject: Re: Question about ssh, tcp, and screen
To: Onno Ebbinge <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/22/2005 09:17:22
In message <>, Onno Ebbinge writes:
>Do you guys have "KeepAlive" on?
>A statefull firewall has timeouts on state table entries, keep alives should
>reset them so they never time out.

Right.  I put this my /etc/sysctl.conf file, mostly to cope with hotel 
NAT box timeouts, which are optimized for Web traffic.


		--Steven M. Bellovin,