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Console connection times out

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Summary:
Console connection times out
Symptoms:
Console connection
Telnet management
SCS management
Console connection times out
CLI:
Console timeout
Note: The console timeout also affects SCS and telnet timeouts
Solution:

The console connection has a timeout associated with it.  If there is no activity within a certain time period, the console connection will time out, and close the connection.  If connected with a console, a new login is required.

Console settings can be checked using the following CLI command:

netscreen-> get console
Console timeout: 120(minute), Page size: 22/22, debug: buffer
privilege 250
ID State  Duration Task Type   Host
 0 Login       887   31 Telnet 1.1.1.1:1081
 1 Logout        0   17 Local
 2 Logout        0   12 Local

 

To modify the timeout connection, from the CLI:

set console timeout [Enter]

save [Enter]

Here is the problem or goal:

  • Console connection times out
  • CLI:
    Console timeout
  • Keep console connection up for extended period of time

Problem Environment:

  • Console connection
  • Telnet management
  • SCS management

Additional Information:

Note: The console timeout also affects SCS and telnet timeouts

Applicable Products:

  • NetScreen-5
  • NetScreen-5XP
  • NetScreen-10
  • NetScreen-25
  • NetScreen-50
  • NetScreen-100
  • NetScreen-204
  • NetScreen-208
  • NetScreen- 500
  • NetScreen-1000

Applicable ScreenOS:

  • 2.00
  • 2.01
  • 2.10
  • 2.50
  • 2.6.0
  • 2.6.1
  • 2.7.1
  • 2.8.0
  • 3.0.0
  • 3.0.1
  • 3.0.2
  • 3.1.0


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