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From Vladyslav Bachynskyi <>
Subject Re: Too many CLOSE_WAIT on client connections
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2013 06:59:22 GMT

Sorry for so late reply.
I need to keep that variable so large, because I'm using TS as a cache
for Video on Demand content, and I don't want connection be closed
during movie playing.

On 03.01.2013 17:03, Leif Hedstrom wrote:
> On 1/3/13 12:36 AM, Vladyslav Bachynskyi wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've Found the root cause.
>> I have had to many CLOSE_WAIT connections because I've set
>> proxy.config.http.transaction_active_timeout_in to 0.
>> By changing this variable the issue has been solved.
>> I thought, as such connections are not active, they should be fully
>> closed even without transaction_active_timeout_in...
> Hmmmm. That seems somewhat odd that it'd help. It'd be interesting to
> look into why (that setting is necessary to keep at 0 for e.g. very
> large files (streaming media for example, or YouTube proxy/caching).
> Or alternatively, keep it very large (certainly much larger than
> 120s). What did you set it to ?
> What is the problem having connections in CLOSE_WAIT anyways? The
> kernel should clean that out after some time (like 120s or some such),
> no?
> -- Leif

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