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pawan_linux 04-08-2011 02:31 AM

SO_KEEPALIVE : is it required on both sides?.
 
Is SO_KEEPALIVE required to enable on both sides i.e. Client and server.

Thanks
Pawan

paulsm4 04-08-2011 02:36 AM

No.

Here's a good link on the subject:
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/html_single/TCP-Keepalive-HOWTO/

'Hope that helps .. pSM

pawan_linux 04-08-2011 04:04 AM

If server is only receiving data not sending data.I put keepalive on client.

Thanks


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