[j-nsp] SSH/Telnet session hanging

Doug Hanks dhanks at juniper.net
Tue May 31 17:06:03 EDT 2011

I second the MTU recommendation.

Doug Hanks, JNCIP-M/T #1441
Systems Engineer
Juniper Networks

On 5/31/11 1:37 PM, "Alexander Frolkin" <avf at eldamar.org.uk> wrote:

>> I have a MX240 router installed at a remote location. I am able to
>> telnet/SSH the router but when I run a command that needs to return a
>> large output (e.g. show log messages or show conf) the session hangs
>> and then I have to re-establish the connection.
>This sounds a lot like an MTU problem between you and the MX240 --- this
>is precisely the kind of behaviour you'd expect to see.
>As a temporary workaround, you can try setting the MTU on the
>corresponding interface of the box you're SSHing from to something low.
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