Thanks Justin & Ewan; that did the trick.
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On Fri, 2 Feb 2007, Justin Mason wrote:
>> John A. Kinsella writes:
>> I'm running Ubuntu Edgy Edge on both work & home desktop machines.
>>>> I ssh in from home to work and all is well.
>>>> Except that after about 15 mins the connection drops.
>>>> Presumably I need to change a setting in /etc/ssh/sshd_config
>> on work box?
>> It's probably a NAT killing the "idle" connection.
> Throw this into ~/.ssh/config on the client machine:
>> serveraliveinterval 300
> serveralivecountmax 10
>>> see ssh_config(5).
>> also, I seem to recall changes made to ssh to improve this,
> so an upgrade (of the client side) could help.
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