From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Tue 11 Jul 2000 - 15:24:34 IST
> On Tue, 11 Jul 2000, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > I'd go for 10810 to allow for a little more leeway.
> isn't this a slight risk on high load servers? eg, you'll run out of ports
> a lot quicker with longer timeouts.
Yup. I'm assuming that if you're running a firewall that
is this busy, you have enough clues to decide for yourself
how you want to tune it.
In that case, I'd tell anyone who complains about dropped
connections to adjust the TCP keepalive timers on their
machine (although I don't know how you'd do it on Windows).
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