Keep SSH session alive in PUTTY

Putty Keep Session Alive

well every windows user who had experience working with SSH protocol knows putty! putty is known as the best and rich featured SSH client for windows ever! this tiny free application is a life saving! it’s even common for Linux users to use putty if they want to use features like tunneling and … . anyway today I’m going to show you how to prevent your SSH session to be killed or in the other way How to prevent your SSH to be disconnected by itself in case it’s in active! well to maintain security in SSH depend on the SSH configuration the SSH Deamon kills the inactive connections. the time period before you being disconnected in case of inactivity depends on the configuration of the server! to prevent this you need to send some command (actually data packets) to the server so the server knows you are still there and connected. Well there is an option for you guy in putty which sends null packets to the server which keep the session alive! in order to get it done select connection tab from the left side of the putty then set the “Seconds between keepalives” to the number you desire! Me Personally use 30.

Putty Keep Session Alive

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