To prevent ssh from disconnecting while idle, add the following to ~/.ssh/config: This solution is alse useable in any Linux/BSD/*nix environment. If you want to implement this not only on your own user, as a sysadmin, add the above to /etc/ssh/ssh_config instead.
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About Stefan Helander
I was born a nerd! As a child I was fond of fiddling with all kind of thechnical stuff, discovering how things work and often fixing them. As a 6 year old I fixed my grandmothers 220 volts wiring.
The interest in technical stuff grown even bigger in the teenage years where I got my amateur radio license and developed a keen interest in computers.
Today I am proud to be a nerd. It is a part of my profession.
To all of you nerds and geeks out there - remember that nerd is the new sexy! :)
This is how I configured IPv6 address received dynamically from my ISP. This is not to be confused with using a 6to4 tunnel service which is something completely different. In this case, a real IPv6 address is received using DHCP6 or SLAAC from the ISP. In this setup the IPv6 LAN side is bridged with […]
WP displays “Connection Information” and a text “To perform the requested operation, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP credentials to proceed. If you do not remember your credentials, you should contact your web host.” To solve this, add the following line to your wp-config.php: If that doesn’t solve the problem […]
The Joomla! extension iFAQ from Ideal Extensions is a nice way of building a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section on your website. One feature I am missing though is to be able to select wether a FAQ list of articles should default to all open instead of closed. This is a simple workaround. Add a […]
After maintenance even though setting to shop to active, frontend still shows maintenance mode. This can occur when multistore is enabled. Solution: Use for example phpMyAdmin to access the shop database Find the ps_configuration table Find all records with the name PS_SHOP_ENABLE and change them from ‘0’ to ‘1’ (there are probably more than one)
Joomla breadcrumbs only dislplaying “Home” for an article. JoomSEF was installed causing the issue. Solved.
WordPress just showing a white page means it is experienceing PHP errors. When it occurs after a site has been moved from one hosting to another it can be caused by several reasons. To make it possible to track down the cause you can temporarily add the following to the .htaccess file in the root. […]
In Windows 10 the user is asked to set a PIN-code for login instead of password. At login, the user can manually switch to password login each time. To completely disable PIN-code login, which also will disable fingerprint and face recognition login, do as follows: Click on the Windows logo at the bottom left Click […]
Call Book Log 3 is a log book program for radio amateurs, hosted on a web server, based on PHP 7 and MySQL/mariaDB. The database for the software is named ‘hamcallbook‘ by default but if you are going to host it on a server where you can’t choose the name of the database, like a […]
I’ve been troubled by the annoying disconnection of the IPsec VPN tunnel on a pfsense firewall. The tunnel disconnects after about 8 hours. The solution in my case was to enable “Disable rekey” which “Disables renegotiation when a connection is about to expire.“. The setting is found under Phase 1 advanced settings.