SSH closes connection when using arrow keys


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SSH closes connection when using arrow keys

Hi,

I'm having a problem with my ssh link to various Sun servers running Solaris 9 and 10 from an Windows XP box running Cygwin/X.

I am using ssh to connect to a number of different Sun servers. My problem is that when editing a remote shell command line with the arrow direction keys the session aborts or, if there are background X processes running such as 'gvim', locks up then exists immediately when the X program terminates.

I previously connected using 'rsh' which did not cause a problem but have had to move to ssh, I am using zsh both on cygwin and on the remote server.

The following is the command that I use to start the connection
Code:
urxvtc -sb -sr -sl 1024 -geometry 140x45+0+0 -bg lightblue -fg black -tn xterm -title Support -e ssh -YC user@server

About 90% of the time using the arrow keys do not cause a problem but every now and then the remote session seems to recieve an 'exit' signal causing the remote session to end. This can be caused by either a single arrow key press or by holding an arrow key down.

As mentioned before I did not have the problem when connecting via 'rsh' which points to 'ssh' being the cause of the problem.

Any ideas as to why this is happening would be appreciated

Stv T
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SSS_SSH_KNOWNHOSTSPR(1) 					 SSSD Manual pages					   SSS_SSH_KNOWNHOSTSPR(1)

NAME
sss_ssh_knownhostsproxy - get OpenSSH host keys SYNOPSIS
sss_ssh_knownhostsproxy [options] HOST [PROXY_COMMAND] DESCRIPTION
sss_ssh_knownhostsproxy acquires SSH host public keys for host HOST, stores them in a custom OpenSSH known_hosts file (see the "SSH_KNOWN_HOSTS FILE FORMAT" section of sshd(8) for more information) /var/lib/sss/pubconf/known_hosts and estabilishes connection to the host. If PROXY_COMMAND is specified, it is used to create the connection to the host instead of opening a socket. ssh(1) can be configured to use sss_ssh_knownhostsproxy for host key authentication by using the following directives for ssh(1) configuration: ProxyCommand /usr/bin/sss_ssh_knownhostsproxy -p %p %h GlobalKnownHostsFile2 /var/lib/sss/pubconf/known_hosts This is an experimental feature, please use http://fedorahosted.org/sssd to report any issues. OPTIONS
-p,--port PORT Use port PORT to connect to the host. By default, port 22 is used. -d,--domain DOMAIN Search for host public keys in SSSD domain DOMAIN. -h,--help Display help message and exit. SEE ALSO
ssh(8), ssh_config(5), sss_ssh_authorizedkeys(1). AUTHORS
The SSSD upstream - http://fedorahosted.org/sssd SSSD
03/04/2013 SSS_SSH_KNOWNHOSTSPR(1)

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