diff dropbear.8 @ 454:7e43f5e473b9

- Add -K keepalive flag for dropbear and dbclient - Try to reduce the frequency of select() timeouts - Add a max receive window size of 1MB
author Matt Johnston <matt@ucc.asn.au>
date Wed, 08 Aug 2007 15:12:06 +0000
parents 3e6c536bc023
children b85507ade010
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--- a/dropbear.8	Sat Jul 28 08:59:24 2007 +0000
+++ b/dropbear.8	Wed Aug 08 15:12:06 2007 +0000
@@ -87,6 +87,13 @@
 Specify the per-channel receive window buffer size. Increasing this 
 may improve network performance at the expense of memory use. Use -h to see the
 default buffer size.
+.B \-K \fItimeout_seconds
+Ensure that traffic is transmitted at a certain interval in seconds. This is
+useful for working around firewalls or routers that drop connections after
+a certain period of inactivity. The trade-off is that a session may be
+closed if there is a temporary lapse of network connectivity. A setting
+if 0 disables keepalives.
 Matt Johnston ([email protected]).