[windows2000] Re: ssh and linksys w/Win2k/XP

  • From: Jonathan Chan <jchan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 09:38:22 -0600

i notice the same thing too when i ssh to my bsd box inside or outside the 
local network that goes through a linksys broadband router. i'm using 
securecrt if that makes a difference.

At 05:53 AM 10/27/2002, you wrote:

>At home I have a Win2K box, WinXP box, Debian Linux box, Linksys 8-port
>broadband/dsl router, and do frequent sshing.
>I discovered my GUI-based ssh connections from my Windows boxes time out
>after a short period of time of no activity (can be under a minute).
>The ssh clients I use most often are putty and securecrt (latest of each).
>As a trial, this past Saturday morning I established several ssh
>connections to accounts I have, including my Debian box on the lan.
>I used putty, securecrt, and Cygwin's command-line ssh clinets.
>I also established an ssh tty-based session from my debian box to a work
>UNIX host.
>I found putty and securecrt disconnected as expected, but the cygwin ssh
>sessions remained up and running (including through the writing of this
>So I wonder, what is it about a gui ssh client which would cause a timeout?
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