More than likely this is a router/firewall setting for inactivity

At 01:59 PM 5/18/2005, you wrote:
>Process Software MultiNet V4.4 Rev A-X, COMPAQ AlphaServer DS20E 833 MHz,
>OpenVMS AXP V7.3
>
>Process Software MultiNet V4.4 Rev A-X, AlphaServer ES40, OpenVMS AXP V7.3-2
>
>I have some users who telnet into the above systems from on campus and
>from home. On campus, their sessions last indefinitely, from home, their
>sessions die after about 10 or 15 minutes of inactivity. (The same telnet
>application is being used from home and on campus, NetTerm, with the same
>configuration file.)
>
>When using ssh there is no timeout from either campus or home (using
>PuTTY). Under the category of "Doc, it hurts when I do this," I have
>suggested that they only use ssh for logging in. (Suggestions that they
>buy a Mac and use X11 over ssh also fall on deaf ears.)
>
>Is there some setting in VMS or MultiNet we are missing that might be
>causing this?
>
>Thanks,
>
>Michael Fleming
>CSU, Bakersfield


Jim Mehlhop


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