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Re: cygrunsrv/autossh howto start even the destination address is not reachable yet?

Am Sonntag 04 Oktober 2009 schrieb Julio Costa:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 17:57, Matthias Meyer wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've running port forwarding in WindowsXP as well as Windows Vista by 
> > autossh, running as a service, installed by cygrunsrv.
> >
> > cygrunsrv -I service-tunnel -f "secure tunnel for service" \
> > Â Â Â Â-n -t auto -y tcpip -O -u $priv_user -w $priv_pwd -p /bin/nice \
> > Â Â Â Â-a "-n 10 /bin/autossh -R 12345:localhost:22 \
> > Â Â Â Â-M 0 -N -C -i /etc/ssh/id_rsa -p 24
> >
> > My problem is:
> > If the client have a dialin connection to an internet provider, the 
> > connection isn't established when the autossh service will be started.
> > Therefore I get an error message:
> > ssh: Could not resolve hostname no address associated 
> > name
> >
> > How to configure/install the service wether in a way that he waits for 
> > established internet connection or in a way that he try again until the
> > hostname can be resolved?
> >
> > If autossh is started succesfull and I disconnect the internet 
> > autossh will try again and again until the connection is established 
> > But autossh do not start if the hostname can not be resolved.
> >
> I use autossh a lot, although not in a service.
> From what I can see, AUTOSSH_GATETIME is your friend.
> Add it to the service instalation with -e AUTOSSH_GATETIME=0
Yes, AUTOSSH_GATETIME do the work.

Thank you

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