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Old 07-16-2004, 12:26 AM   #1
dkumar10
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TIME_WAIT and too many sockets in that state


I am trying to do some experiment with web-server on linux and looks like within a minute it leaves too many sockets in (netstat -a) TIME_WAIT state and cpu utilization drops to almost 5% or less. Will someone please tell me how to handle this situation and change TIME_WAIT default from 60 to other value. I don't find a parameter to do that.

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Old 07-16-2004, 06:59 AM   #2
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/proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_fin_timeout

change the value there default is 60 (as u said).


there are also a lot of other useful values there in

/proc/sys/net/ipv4/


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