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re: How to keep a process running even after closing SSH connection? VIEW POST

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re: Why not just: CTRL+Z -> bg -> disown? Sure, it suspends your job for a moment but in most cases that is not a problem.
 

This is a valid point, but I'm afraid that if you do that the jobs that you have in your background would be stopped once you close your SSH session.

Also you would not want to interrupt a critical database import by suspending the job.

 

From my experience it doesn't get stopped. One more downside is that you can not own it again. It's like fire and forget kind of solution. Upside is that you do not have to have any preparation for it like in other cases, you run commands as usual.

Ah yes, I've just tested that and indeed you are right!

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