You can change the non-established-connection-timeout using sysctl net.inet.tcp.keepinit=value. The default is 75000, at least on FreeBSD-4.9, which is probably a lot.
Cheers, NikV On Wednesday 14 April 2004 14:36, Holtor wrote: > Hello All, > > How can I change the default telnet timeout value when connecting to remote > hosts? > > For example: > > # time telnet -N 126.96.36.199 > Trying 188.8.131.52... > telnet: connect to address 184.108.40.206: Operation timed out > telnet: Unable to connect to remote host > 0.000u 0.008s 1:15.01 0.0% 0+0k 1+0io 6pf+0w > > The timeout seems to be 75 sec, how can we make this 15 or 30 seconds? I > have been searching google to no avail but did get hints that this might be > a TCP default of somekind. > > If anyone has any idea please do e-mail back but include my in the reply as > I'm not yet subscribed to the list. > > Thanks, > > Holt G. > > > > > > __________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > Yahoo! Tax Center - File online by April 15th > http://taxes.yahoo.com/filing.html > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"