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VMWare and Putty

Posted on 2014-09-04
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Putty disconnects session in VMWare after a period of time
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Question by:David
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You can try to set a Keepalives setting on Putty.

Go to Putty -> Connections -> enter like 8 for "Seconds between keepalives"

Hope this helps!
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What version of ESXi ?

Can you connect ?

if you use ping at the same time, does it drop any ping packets ?
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by:Haresh Nikumbh
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Check if you have configured Shell time out in the host,

that can be checked in the Configuration ==> Software==> Advance settings ==> under userVars

Shelltimeout
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by:David
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andrew and haresh ... im using vmware workstation ( but i'll try esxi too)

bluedan... ill try that
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