Subject: Re: ipf and state timeout
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/30/2001 19:42:15
In some email I received from Emmanuel Dreyfus, sie wrote:
> Hi
> >From /sys/netinet/ip_state.c, I ca nsee that the default timeout for
> entries in the state table is 5 days. This souns incredibly long to me.
> Is there any drawback to lower this? Why has it been chosen so long?

What's the longest a telnet/ssh/rlogin window has been open but idle on
your desktop ?