I'll try running a session overnight with a Loop-On and with Keepalive set
and see what occurs.

*I* think that it will disconnect anyway, but we'll see.



-----Original Message-----
From: David Taylor <da...@sysmarkinfo.com>
To: U2 Users List <u2-users@listserver.u2ug.org>
Sent: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 4:24 pm
Subject: Re: [U2] [Windows]


Have you turned ON Keep-Alives in Accuterm?

Dave

>
> Update on this case.
> If you set the sleep mode on your local PC such that it goes to sleep
> (power save), say while you are at lunch, this will apparently disconnect
> Universe telnet sessions.  I tested this on my own PC, with ALL OTHER
> programs not running, except Accuterm connected to Universe which from the
> command prompt was doing a Loop-On Time with a five minute pause between
> loops.
>
> I set the sleep mode to go to sleep in one minute (typically you might
> have 15 minutes, 30 minutes or an hour).
> When it went to sleep, or rather when I woke it up ten minutes or so
> later, my session had been disconnected.
>
> This may explain not one, but *two* issues we are having here.  Zombie
> sessions where the person never does login and yet the telnet process
> keeps running forever (which have apparentlydisappeared on Universe 11),
> and users getting disconnected while in records (because they went to
> lunch apparently).
>
> So the moral of the story is, set your sleep mode to wait at *least* an
> hour before going to sleep.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wjhonson <wjhon...@aol.com>
> To: u2-users <u2-users@listserver.u2ug.org>
> Sent: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 4:02 pm
> Subject: Re: [U2] [Windows]
>
>
>
> Update on this case.
> We recently upgraded our main server to Universe 11, and it's also a
> virtual
> server
> The problem with these zombie telnet sessions appears to have gone
> bye-bye.
>
> I haven't seen any in nine days, and they used to appear one to three
> times
> every day.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wjhonson <wjhon...@aol.com>
> To: u2-users <u2-users@listserver.u2ug.org>
> Sent: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 2:47 pm
> Subject: Re: [U2] [Windows]
>
>
> No that's wrong.  So far none of the solutions presented has given me the
> IP or
> hostname of the particular telnet clients involved.
>
> As I mentioned before, you probably didn't read this one, when you start a
> telnet client it appears in the tasklist
>
> In this case, it's tl_server.exe which is Rocket's special telnet server
> However IF you do *not* login on that telnet server, then no corresponding
> entry
>
> is made in the netstat table, or perhaps one is made and then nulled out
> again.
>
> At the point you want to ask, well what are the ip numbers of these
> connections,
>
> you have 62 tl_server entries and 61 (repeat 61, not 62) netstat entries.
> That
> one extra "zombie entry" in the tasklist, is not present in the netstat
> output.
>
> So netstat is apparently only showing live or active connections or
> whatever you
>
> might call it, whereas the windows server is holding on to one or more
> *extra*
> zombies.
>
> Yes you can kill those *extra* tl_server.exe sessions, but really it would
> be
> nice to know what activated them.
>
> I killed all the zombies last week, and now I'm back up to about six extra
> tl_server sessions without corresponding netstat entries
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Gravagno <3xk547...@sneakemail.com>
> To: u2-users <u2-users@listserver.u2ug.org>
> Sent: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 2:37 pm
> Subject: Re: [U2] [Windows]
>
>
> What's the real goal here? To get the hostname of any random telnet
> client? You have the information you need to do that. If nothing else
> you can get the IP address and someone can manually chase down who's
> connecting in. Block rogue connections at the firewall.
>
> I mean, at this point you're going around in circles and the detail
> you're providing is irrelevant to the task. What still needs to be
> resolved? You're right. It doesn't matter what client program is being
> used as long as they come in via the standard telnet port and we don't
> care what time of night someone is connecting in.
>
> Why can't this thread be marked RESOLVED?
>
> T
>
>> From: Wjhonson
>> Oops I need to modify my message about these zombie tl_server.exe
>> Windows sessions...
>
> [huge snip of mostly group-generated footers]
>
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