Topic "Support for ClientAliveInterval"

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I have had to turn on ClientAliveInterval=20 in my /etc/ssh/sshd_config file (Linux). This causes sshd to send 3 requests (one every 20 seconds) to an inactive client. If no response after all 3, it disconnects. Winscp gives this error:

Server sent disconnect message
"Timeout, your session not responding."

I have tried having winscp send keepalives and dummy commands from its configuration, but neither helps.

If you want to add support for ClientAliveInterval to winscp, I can set you up to connect to a server that is configured this way. Thanks very much -- I love winscp.

Brian Weber
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I can look at this. Please create the account for me and send me login info via email.
Martin Prikryl

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