On Wed, 9 Jul 2008, Bruce Thompson wrote:
> We are seeing a problem whereby the LB's for LDAPs in our
> performance test environment drop connections sometimes
if it's a timeout problem, the connection will be dropped
> The problem is that the symptoms only appear under load
> and long test runs.
what's "long" - more than 15mins?
> I noticed by reading the how-to that the default timeout
> for a tcp connection is 15 minutes, if it hasn't received
> tcpfin. Might I be better to set this to 12 hours instead?
sure. The timeout is incase a session somehow gets lost and
allows ipvsadm to shed these connections. However the
timeout seems to bight a lot of people. I wonder if it
mightn't be better to have the timeout at something like
24hrs. The ipvsadm table would have to carry dead
connections for 24hrs, but I don't think that would be a big
Do you think it would be sensible to change the
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