Re: TCP_CONNTRACK_ESTABLISHED 5days

From: Henrik Nordstrom
Date: Wed May 04 2005 - 04:29:27 EST


On Mon, 2 May 2005, Mogens Valentin wrote:

I fail to understand why TCP_CONNTRACK_ESTABLISHED has to be 5 days.

The likelyhood for valid TCP connections without a single packet for some days is relatively high. Consider for example a SSH or telnet session left open over the weekend (without TCP keepalives enabled).

Regards
Henrik
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