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Re: OpenSSH not closing idle sessions.




Greg Wooledge wrote:
>
> I suggest reading what ClientAliveCountMax and ClientAliveInterval
> actually do in sshd_config(5).  Take particular note of the word
> "unresponsive".  It is not the same as "idle".

Yes, you are right, this setting won't disconnect idle sessions. So I
guess it's mostly useful to clean up server resources.

Thomas