Re: Problem with 2.2.19pre9 (Connection closed.)

From: Markus Germeier (
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 08:12:55 EST

Hi all,

I did some further investigation and found the following:

It seems to me that this is a linux <-> solaris problem. I have no
problems with AIX 4.1.4, IRIX 6.5 or WIN2K. However all solaris boxes
I have access to (2.6, 7, 8, sparc and intel) give me a "connection
closed" after 2h, which is (at least I blelieve so ;-) the TCP timer
for keepalive.

Tell me if I can provide you with further data to nail down this bug.

Jes: I thought about your information that ssh connections do not show
this problem. I believe you are using ssh 2.3 or 2.4 from,
right? 2.3 introduced a rekeying-feature which exchanges new keys
every 60 minutes, so the TCP keepalive is never triggered. (Due to a
bug which is still present in 2.4, we can't use these versions at my



Markus Germeier
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