connectoin timeout issue

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I have an interesting problem. I have a server. A number of people, including myself routinely connect to this server using ssh. For almost everyone this works fine. Some time ago, one user started getting errors. The message they received was 'connection timeout' and they could go no further. I should mention they run a script which periodically checks for a file by trying to do an sftp download of it....either they get the file or they get nothing and this process repeats. When they get the connection timeout message this process just hangs. The operation is quite normal for o (HowTos)