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Old 09-25-2009, 09:03 AM   #1
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access ssh from mac to linux, will it be frozen if timeout

I connect the mac terminal to linux ssh. After I stay online for a while and the terminal will be frozen. Is that my mac problem or my server problem?
Old 09-25-2009, 12:42 PM   #2
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If you're passing through a NAT device (i.e. your home router?) along the way, then that's likely the cause.

For an OpenSSH client, I solve that problem with the following directive in ~/.ssh/config:
ServerAliveInterval 45
Check your Mac ssh client for some sort of "keep alive" functionality and enable it.
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Thanks a lots

I will try this out. Luckily not my mac broken or have virus...


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