How to make sure that Putty does not overwrite the ssh timeout set in sshd_config ?

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  • Avoid putty from overriding the timeout set in sshd_config
  • When ssh connection established from Putty, session does not terminate even thought timeout is set to 900 seconds in sshd_config


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • OpenSSH
  • PuTTy

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