Re: broken tcp ?

zero cool (
Wed, 12 Mar 1997 00:22:46 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 12 Mar 1997 wrote:

> >Ok, thats a bug, if you see it again can you send me the output of
> >"netstat -ntao" on the machine with the stuck connections?
> Not necessarily. If these connetions don't have keepalives set then
> they should sit in the ESTABLISHED state essentially forever as long
> as they don't try to send anything.

ftpd connections are *extremely* notorius for sticking around long after
the client has left. Being that I run ISP servers, I'll be glad to dig
into this a little, as I run a script that kills them after 24 hours.


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