tcp_fin_timeout analogon

Karol Kwiatkowski karol.kwiat at
Mon Feb 5 15:01:12 UTC 2007

Konrad Heuer wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> is there an analogon to the Linux sysctl variable "tcp_fin_timeout" in
> FreeBSD to force the system to close still open TCP connections after
> some time?
> Any hint would be great.

If I understand correctly, 'tcp_fin_timeout' on Linux sets timeout on a
connection in FIN_WAIT_2 state. You could do that with pf(4) and it's
'set timeout tcp.closing' option.

I'm not sure if it's possible with sysctl, cc'ing @freebsd-net.



> Best regards
> Konrad Heuer

Karol Kwiatkowski   <karol.kwiat at gmail dot com>
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