Angus Robertson - Magenta Systems Ltd wrote:
>> However I wonder why one has to detect a brocken, idle connection
>> at all?
> One of applications captures data from various appliances, such a call
> data records from telephone switches.  If the connection with the
> telephone switch is lost, CRDs are lost as is the revenue from
> rebilling those telephone calls, and this can make a lot of customer
> anxiety, or worse.
> The better telephone switches, like Avaya, have a special protocol to
> ensure CDRs don't get lost, but I've not managed to support it yet.
> So being able to alert a lost TCP connection can be very useful, even
> though there is no control over the remote appliance.

Agreed (though I have no idea of what you are talking about :), 
but I guess that's not a common use case of the ICS components,
isn't it?

Arno Garrels  

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