[lug] Timing Out on large Internet copies

Jani Averbach jaa at jaa.iki.fi
Wed Sep 15 16:42:18 MDT 2004

On 2004-09-15 17:34-0400, Gordon Golding wrote:
> We have remote servers.  We want to back up some data.  
> We are using the SSH window from a PC to copy files off the servers across the Internet.
> Our network and the servers remote networks are fast, but the copy
> always times out - it's some hours worth.
> Any thoughts on causes?  Are there settings in Secure Shell?
> Settings on the Servers?  I'm used to unused connections timing out
> after an hour, but not active ones.

Firewall/router between your server doing NAT:ing?
sshd_config: TCPKeepAlive yes|no?
Others end login shell kicks you out after some timeout?

BR, Jani

Jani Averbach

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