[lvs-users] LVS and stale connections

Fabio Coatti cova at ferrara.linux.it
Tue Mar 31 17:57:44 BST 2009

> > o use one of the ioctls that Horms wrote to handle crashed
> > realservers when ipvs is using persistence. These clear out
> > the connection table
> This would be the good solution for my issue, indeed. Thanks for the
> suggestion, with it I finally found some hints. If I read correctly the
> documentation,
> /proc/sys/net/ipv4/vs/expire_quiescent_template
> and
> /proc/sys/net/ipv4/vs/expire_nodest_conn
> should help to solve the issue..

Hm, looking better at the issue, on my setup LVS is not using persistent 
connection, so probably this won't help.
IN fact, the issue is not related to any persistence, but to a timeout not 
expiring on open connections (or better, on connection that lvs thinks to be 
still opened)

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