gpeel at thenetnow.com
Sat Mar 3 12:46:33 UTC 2007
Do you have ipfw or other firewall running?
Did you restart the network?
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From: "Tek Bahadur Limbu" <teklimbu at wlink.com.np>
To: "Grant Peel" <gpeel at thenetnow.com>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2007 6:43 AM
Subject: Re: Fw: FIN_WAIT_2
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> On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 10:13:49 -0500
> "Grant Peel" <gpeel at thenetnow.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have done some research ...
>> It appears that inn certain conditions, when the
>> net.inet.ip.fw.dyn_keepalive=1 (sysctl), remote clients or other
>> servers may not respond, and a new rule or dynamic rule is setup.
>> turning this to 0 seemed to help.
>> The effect (of having net.inet.ip.fw.dyn_keepalive=1) is that over
>> time, hundreds of FIN_WAIT_2 tcp states occure. With some software,
>> (vm-pop3d), it runs out of sockets, and I suspect the daemon does not
>> know how to hadle this.
>> So do a:
>> sysctl net.inet.ip.fw.dyn_keepalive=0
>> and in about 10 minutes all FIN_WAIT_2 's dissappear. (well almost
>> I expect it virtually shut down dynamic rules too in ipfw, but I have
>> been reading more and more that people are saying don't use dynamics
>> on a busy site. Anyone care to comment.
> Hi Grant,
> I have set sysctl net.inet.ip.fw.dyn_keepalive=0. But both FIN_WAIT_1
> and FIN_WAIT_2 does not seem to disappear. Even now, my squid proxy box
> 15 CLOSE_WAIT
> 5 CLOSING
> 2260 ESTABLISHED
> 2083 FIN_WAIT_1
> 829 FIN_WAIT_2
> 132 LAST_ACK
> 5 LISTEN
> 28 SYN_SENT
> 177 TIME_WAIT
> 1 been
> Can you shed some light on this ?
> Thanking you..
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> With best regards and good wishes,
> Yours sincerely,
> Tek Bahadur Limbu
> (TAG/TDG Group)
> Jwl Systems Department
> Worldlink Communications Pvt. Ltd.
> Jawalakhel, Nepal
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