ssh within lan, bidirectional, causes Linksys wireless router to hiccough

Alan E. Davis lngndvs at
Sat Jan 24 22:27:24 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 6:28 AM, Preston Kutzner <shizzlecash at>wrote:

> Not exactly sure why it "clobbered" your wireless network, but you're using
> scp wrong.  You don't need to ssh into a machine, then scp from there back
> to the machine you're connected from.  You just use scp from the client
> machine:

Is this a violation of some protocol that would cause such a problem as I
observed, or just a more direct means to connect?  Is there a larger amount
of traffic back and forth that would confuse the router?

Thank you for your response.


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