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Re: Socket hang. (Windows or Perl? Solutions?) (Updated)
in thread Socket hang. (Windows or Perl? Solutions?) (Updated)
In Linux, in order to avoid running out of sockets you can use
the following as root:
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_tw_recycle
I'm not sure how your Linux install is set, just wanted to mention that I once wrote a bot to monitor svn commits and it had this problem and netstat would uncover many
TIME_WAIT still opened but unused connections.
Here are some docs that describe what tcp_tw_recycle does(Taken from ip-sysctl.txt):
tcp_tw_recycle - BOOLEAN
Enable fast recycling TIME-WAIT sockets. Default value is 0.
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