How to set TCP parameter?

Patrick Mahan mahan at
Wed Aug 20 01:59:13 UTC 2008

EdwardKing presented these words - circa 8/19/08 6:17 PM->
> How to set TCP parameters,such as tcp_time_wait_interval?

You should use 'sysctl'.  See 'man 8 sysctl'.

However, I don't see any time wait variables available via sysctl.  Are you
trying to modify the time spent in the "TIME_WAIT" state?


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