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IPChains question (SOLVED)

Actually, ssh usually exchanges periodic "keepalive" packets to detect if
the other end has gone away.  If the ipchains timeout is set long enough,
the ssh keepalive packets should prevent a timeout even if nothing happens
in the tail or top windows.

-- Mike

On 2000-05-13 at 15:20 -0400, Brian J. Conway wrote:

> I added the line "/sbin/ipchains -M -S 3600 3600 3600", and as long as
> the tail or top windows update at least once per hour, I don't get
> disconnected (and of course have as many ssh connections open as I
> need).  I'll trim that down to what I really need, but you get the
> idea.  My thanks to all.

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