Re: TCP_CONNTRACK_ESTABLISHED 5days

From: Phil Oester
Date: Mon May 02 2005 - 10:22:20 EST


On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 11:51:46AM +0200, Mogens Valentin wrote:
> I fail to understand why TCP_CONNTRACK_ESTABLISHED has to be 5 days.
> It's not configurable from /proc, but I see nothing wrong in changing
> the source to, say, 1 day.
> Would someone educate me, pls.

Using a relatively recent kernel, it is indeed configurable via /proc:

# cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_tcp_timeout_established
432000

Phil
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