[svlug] ssh connection reset by peer

Gary Lin glin at employees.org
Mon Jul 28 20:39:35 PDT 2003

Looks like your firewall is dropping the idle tcp connection. 
Checkout: http://www.tldp.org/LDP/nag2/x-087-2-masq.configuration.html
-- Gary

Sampath Ganji wrote:

> Hi,
> I am experiencing this problem since I started working from home.
> Server Side:
> NAT and Firewalled as in IP Masqurading HOW-TO(eth0)
> The internal network however is not firewalled (eth1 is trusted and no 
> firewall)
> Running on DSL with static IP
> Server is for strictly for Internet sharing and Mail purposes, so it 
> is a celeron 1GHZ with 256 Meg RAM and 40G HDD
> Client Side:
> Comcast Cable - Directly connected
> Using cygwin to connect to the server and through
> Initially I connect to the server and from there I again SSH to my 
> machine in the LAN. I get the error connection reset by peer and 
> connection is closed after about 20-30 minutes of inactivity. Tried 
> "unset autologout". I think it was not the problem. I connect to the 
> server internally(LAN 192.168.0.*) using ssh from morning to evening 
> and it would not drop me even once.
> Please help!
> Thanks

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