[nycphp-talk] Putty/SSH automatically disconnecting session

Tim Sailer sailer at
Wed Aug 27 15:51:11 EDT 2003

On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 03:45:48PM -0400, Jeff wrote:
> My client is using Putty to log into the server (set for SSH2 only,
> etc.). The client has the IDENTICAL settings as I do except, of course,
> he uses his own user name and password. After entering his user name and
> password, Putty closes the window, i.e., just logs error
> message...nothing. I can reproduce it at my end so there is something
> else going on.
> Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this one?

Log is as yourself, then run 'su - clientname', supply the password,
and see if you get any errors.


Tim Sailer <sailer at> 
Information and Special Technologies Program
Office of CounterIntelligence 
Brookhaven National Laboratory  (631) 344-3001

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