We have a customer who is experiencing a random, 21 second pause when using out 
Tomcat based application server. We believe this may be during a TCP connect 
and timeout. Logging indicates the pause happens before the request makes it to 
our back end. It mostly happens when we create an initial logical connection, 
but we have also seen it elsewhere where we believe the TCP Keep alive was 
expired and a new socket had to be established. However, I do not know this and 
am hoping there is some logging I can turn on in the NIO connector to collect 
more data. I tried turning on logging in the Endpoint class, but that did not 
provide anything useful. There is a NAT firewall between the client and server, 
so I'm looking for some TCP level logging that could point me in the proper 

David Cleary

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