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Old 01-04-2016, 09:52 AM   #1
mr.simo
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Connection remains flagged as ESTABLISHED even if remote host is unconnected


Hi all,

I am experiencing issues with TCP timeout and I am testing it with two hosts which I manage.

I have already followed the instructions listed here:

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/TCP-Keepalive-...keepalive.html

but, even if the changes are applied successfully to the files, executing netstat, from host #1 I always see the connection of host #2 marked as ESTABLISHED, even if this is unconnected.

The connection (from netstat output) only disappears if I unplug the ethernet adapter.

Is really the TCP timeout my solution ?

Thank you in advance.

Last edited by mr.simo; 01-04-2016 at 09:54 AM.
 
Old 01-05-2016, 01:14 PM   #2
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Hi,

May I ask what exactly the problem is?
How do you define unconnected?

Some more background might be useful

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