RE: Weirdness with 'ons' process....

Mark,

This won't solve your problem, but connections in TIME_WAIT state aren't
open anymore ;)

The socket info is kept just for being able to receive any "lost" and
"detoured" packets from the network for that connection.

There's Linux kernel parameter tcp_fin_timeout which you can tune lower -
that closed sockets connection data would be cleared out sooner.

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/wasce/V1.0.1.1/en/Tasks/Tuning/Linux.html

Reducing this for LAN networks shouldn't be much of a problem, as generally
the packets there don't get detoured and lost that often.

I have never changed it myself though, don't have an idea about its side
effects..


Tanel.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bobak, Mark
> Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 21:47
> To: Alex Gorbachev
> Cc: oracle-l
> Subject: RE: Weirdness with 'ons' process....
> 
> Hi Alex,
> 
> No, I mean there are 41,446 distinct open connections in 
> TIME_WAIT state and 63,961 distinct open connections on the 
> other node.  Those numbers were a reference to the total 
> aggregate number of connections on port
> 6101 on each node, not a reference to the source port number. 
>  Running 'netstat -an|grep -c ":6101 "' takes several minutes.
> 
> -Mark
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