[Semibug] OpenVPN hates ssh

Mike Wayne semibug15 at post.wayne47.com
Thu May 28 15:51:18 EDT 2020

On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 03:33:16PM -0400, Carl T. Miller wrote:
> Yes, try ssh -v, ssh -vv, or ssh -vvv on the client side.?? It
> will let you know if there are any client-side issues.?? If
> that doesn't help, check the system logs for messages
> from the ssh daemon.?? Doing this should at least give
> you a hint.

Tried that. No joy.

Note that I get logged in just fine. I can run commands just fine
and everything works - for 55 seconds or so.

Further testing: It looks like the problem is from the client to the 
server because I can do 
   % date ; sleep 60; date
   Thu May 28 15:44:54 EDT 2020
   Thu May 28 15:45:54 EDT 2020

Then, at this point, I can not send anything to the server - no
response of ANY kind. But I can open a new ssh session and it works.

I can also log into the server and "write" at myself and see the 
   Message from wayne at server on pts/1 at 15:48 ...

Eventually, ssh dies and prints:
   Fssh_packet_write_wait: Connection to port 22: Broken pipe

So, something with OpenVPN is timing out such that I can not send
from the client, after about a minute.

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