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SubjectRe: Problem w/IP_MASQ & ssh/telnet?
In message <>, Dancer writes:
| > open a telnet or ssh session to my server behind my ip_masq box, it
| > disconnects me after and some idle time. I haven't timed it so I'm not sur
| IP masquerading _does_ disconnect idle connections after a period
| (15mins? 30?). This is traditional behaviour.

15 minutes, looks as if.

But the oddie: when telnetting/sshing from 2.0.3x the masquerading doesn't
expire, whereas from 2.2.x it does. (The masquerade box is 2.0.36.) Is
there a difference in how 2.2.x does keepalives?

brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
system administrator [WAY too many hats]
carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
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