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 From:  "Don Munyak" <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  TCP Idle Timeout
 Date:  Sat, 12 Aug 2006 20:21:12 -0400
re:TCP Idle Timeout
ver 1.22
from the GUI, default = 2.5 hours

Why so long?
What are the implications of turning this down to 1.0 hour?
or rather any suggestion for what a better setting would be for a data center?
or should I just leave well enough alone?
Are there any benefits to reducing this value?

btw...I will be implementing an IPSEC tunnel, m0n0-to-mono and there
may periods of time exceeding 1.0 hours where no data will flow
through the tunnel.


Thanks Don