How to disable timeout in ssh during login prompt

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  • It's automatically disconnected after 60 seconds in login prompt if you don't input anything.
  • How could I disable this auto disconnection as I need more time to put my login details.
$ time ssh -l user1
Connection closed by

real    3m05.000s
user    0m0.025s
sys     0m0.005s


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Openssh

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