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Re: Keeping SSH session alive over a restrictive proxy/firewall

From: Eric D. Hendrickson
Subject: Re: Keeping SSH session alive over a restrictive proxy/firewall
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 11:00:26 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) XEmacs/21.5-b27 (linux)

"Taylor Jones" <address@hidden> writes:

> First, here is my problem. I am connecting to a remote computer over SSH on
> port 443 using PuTTY. I had to use 443 to get around restrictive
> proxy/firewall rules, which worked great except for one thing: If I leave
> the terminal idle for more than about 4 or 5 minutes the proxy drops my
> connection. Luckily I always work within a screen session so I can pick up
> right where I left off when I reconnect, but this is still an annoying
> hassle.
> Any Ideas? The best solution I have found is to run 'top' when I'm not using
> the connection, but I don't always remember to do this. The silence
> notification feature of screen seemed promising (e.g. setup a recurring
> notification occuring every 3 minutes) but the notifications only occur
> one-time, not continuously.
> Thanks for your help!
> - Taylor
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