What NasType are you using, and what does your finger say when it times out?
Try running it by hand, to see.
With that information, we might be able add a patch that will detect a timeout
and not delete the user.
On Jun 11, 10:30am, Ferhat Dilman wrote:
> Subject: (RADIATOR) finger problem
> We are using Radiator 2.13.1 on Solaris with Oracle v8.
> There are several POP's and we use finger for ghost sessions. We use Ascend
> Radiator is in location Istanbul for example, and one of the POP's are in
> other city e.g. Ankara. When the line goes down between Istanbul-Ankara, and
> the user tries to logon in Istanbul, since the user information still on
> RADONLINE, it tries to check it thru finger and since the line is down,
> finger WAITS! a longtime thus Radiator does not respond other requests till
> the finger request is finished (single process that is).
> Then eventually finger timeouts and the session is deleted from RADONLINE
> and user is permitted. However this has two problems:
> 1- User may be still online in Ankara (thus simultanous sessions)
> 2- finger waits too long and no user auth is accepted till timeout of finger
> Any solutions to finger problem when the line is down? How can we
> automatically cancel finger requests if the line is down between POP and
> Radiator-Host location?
> Thanks very much,
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