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Re: IPfilter NAT and stalled TCP connexions

On Mar 30, 2010, at 1:12 23AM, Daniel Carosone wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 03:53:37PM +1100, Daniel Carosone wrote:
>> ssh has the ServerAliveInterval option to do that for you. set & forget. 
> Especially useful when the span of a tcp connection and its keepalives
> is not the same as the span of the ssh session, such as when going
> through certain types of proxies (socks, http connect, etc) that
> terminate tcp.   
> See how easy it is to forget? :)

You're assuming, of course, that I want all that extra traffic all the time...

Yes, I have tinkered with my keep-alive settings, both for TCP and ssh.  But 
they're tuned to *normal* middleboxes..

                --Steve Bellovin,

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