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Re: [leafnode-list] leafnode hanging

Brian D <brian.duffell@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On 23 Feb,  
>      Matthias Andree <ma@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Might be, the connections don't time out which hints that the kernel of
>> the news server is alive, but the application isn't. Provided it's a
>> single machine and not a load balanced pool.
> I'm puzzled at this, (thanks for looking at my problem) presumably ntl's
> server is responding periodically to keep the connection alive. I would have
> expected (otherwise) Leafnode to time out.

Leafnode relies on the kernel's TCP/IP stack to pass down a timeout. If
the server just hangs without actually dropping the line, leafnode will
also hang.

Matthias Andree

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