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Re: Starting background process in ssh session

On 9/1/05, Roberto C. Sanchez <roberto@familiasanchez.net> wrote:
> However, when I log out of the machine, the ssh process on my local
> machine blocks.  I guess that it is becuase the remote still has jobs
> running.  Is there a way to get it start the process in the background
> and then detach from the shell?  I have already tried this:

ssh -f should do what you want, and then you don't need to send the
"&". ssh will still be running, but it will be forked off into the

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