for example, ksh uses TMOUT as the timeout value, Try this: TMOUT=0;export
TMOUT in your .profile, see if that stops the auto logging out...
> > What controls the amount of time before a telnet connection is dropped
> > if there's no keys pressed for a while? I notice on some of my boxes
> > that I can be logged in for hours with nothing happening, and the
> > connection will still be live when I start typing. On others, after 1-2
> > minutes of no activity, if I try to type, I get no activity, and have
> > to reconnect and re-login.
> > Please pardon me if this is a raw newbie question. I'm a raw newbie
> > sysadmin.
> Some shells have an "autologout" parameter, which can be set to
> a given duration (typically in minutes), or to "0" to disable this
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