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Re: OT: keeping OpenSSH connection alive
On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 07:32:29PM -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org said:
> Anyone know how to keep an OpenSSH connection alive between two
> OpenBSD boxes? (Assuming they're using DSA PublicKey auth with
> no password, so they don't need human intervention.)
> Would it be something like a cron that checks to see if a
> connection exists, and runs the ssh command if it doesn't?
> (Like a PPP keep-alive situation, redialing if connection is lost.)
> Is it possible to see if a connection exists? I couldn't find
> anything like that in the docs.
> (( sorry to post openssh Q here, but openbsd & openssh being so
> intertwined... y'know... ))
You want the KeepAlive option in sshd_config, I believe. Please read the tail
end of sshd(8).
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