Do you have ipfw or other firewall running?
Did you restart the network?
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From: "Tek Bahadur Limbu" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Grant Peel" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2007 6:43 AM
Subject: Re: Fw: FIN_WAIT_2
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On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 10:13:49 -0500
"Grant Peel" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
I have done some research ...
It appears that inn certain conditions, when the
net.inet.ip.fw.dyn_keepalive=1 (sysctl), remote clients or other
servers may not respond, and a new rule or dynamic rule is setup.
turning this to 0 seemed to help.
The effect (of having net.inet.ip.fw.dyn_keepalive=1) is that over
time, hundreds of FIN_WAIT_2 tcp states occure. With some software,
(vm-pop3d), it runs out of sockets, and I suspect the daemon does not
know how to hadle this.
So do a:
and in about 10 minutes all FIN_WAIT_2 's dissappear. (well almost
I expect it virtually shut down dynamic rules too in ipfw, but I have
been reading more and more that people are saying don't use dynamics
on a busy site. Anyone care to comment.
I have set sysctl net.inet.ip.fw.dyn_keepalive=0. But both FIN_WAIT_1
and FIN_WAIT_2 does not seem to disappear. Even now, my squid proxy box
Can you shed some light on this ?
With best regards and good wishes,
Tek Bahadur Limbu
Jwl Systems Department
Worldlink Communications Pvt. Ltd.
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