[Gllug] Re-access broken remote connection to process?

JLMS jjllmmss at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 18 22:35:51 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 7:40 AM, James Courtier-Dutton
<james.dutton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18 June 2010 06:30, JLMS <jjllmmss at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 11:07 PM, tid <td at bloogaloo.co.uk> wrote:
>>> I've seen a few situations where people tied themselves in knots by
>>> staying late at the office 'because I can't afford to let this process die
>>> if the
>>> net connection dies' or implemented ssh keepalives via ping which were
>>> sorted
>>> by screen and/or nohup
>>> also, another useful command is 'watch'.
>>> tid
>> There are terminal servers that kick you out after a period of
>> "inactivity" in situations in which you can't use screen, and for
>> which building expect scripts would be too time consuming.
>> I have been paid a daily rate just to baby sit long processes running
>> on those circumstances.... (the joy)....
>> --
> If it is a long job, it should really have been programmed to work as
> a batch job.

Not if it is interactive and needs human intervention every few hours...
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