Re: OpenSSH not closing idle sessions.
- Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2019 17:06:15 +0100
- From: Thomas Pircher <thp+debian@xxxxxx>
- Subject: 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.