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The SFTP connection to the server through a client(Cyberduck) times out too soon(1 min or so). Is there some default setting in the server that I can modify to change this situation?

EDIT: Figured it out. The problem is actually the newer version of Cyberduck. It's getting disconnected no matter what server I SFTP to. Going to accept the answer anyway.

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ClientAliveInterval in sshd_config on your server controls this. Default is 60 seconds.

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+1 - but you should also mention ClientAliveCountMax and/or TCPKeepAlive – pauska Sep 20 '10 at 11:20

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