On Wed, 2003-07-02 at 13:46, Greg Meyer wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 July 2003 03:31 pm, David Rankin wrote:
> > Greg,
> >
> >     At least in 7.2 I have had sshd running for over 400 days without
> > any stops. My guess is that it is just an extra precaution in case of
> > power failure and the event that sshd isn't started in the default
> > run-level.
> >
> As an anal accountant, I just hate it showing up in my logs every 5 minutes, 
> especially when it is always running.  Perahps there is a way for it to only 
> make a log entry if it actually has to do something.
> I wonder also if it has anything to do with some of the connection errors I 
> have been getting since being on 9.1.  I tunnel vnc through ssh so I can 
> access my machine from work.  I find that 3 or 4 times throughout the day, 
> PuTTy is giving me a connection error.  Since I uninstalled sshd-monitor, I 
> have not had this happen.  Perhaps somehow the restart blows the connection.

Makes sense.  If it's happening every 5 minutes your chances of coming
in at just the wrong time are pretty good.  There should have been a
config file somewhere that would allow for the changing of the time
interval.  But... if it's gone and it works... don't fix it *grin*


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