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 From:  Guy Boisvert <boisvert dot guy at videotron dot ca>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] ADSL connection needs constantly "Reset state"
 Date:  Tue, 07 Nov 2006 11:26:51 -0500
bunea lucian wrote:
> Thanks, that helped. But I still get slow web browsing even if I have a lot of free bandwidth...
>
> Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com> wrote:  On 11/6/06, Guy Boisvert wrote:
>   
>> I'd lower UDP/TCP timeout value. In P2P, there is often a lot of
>> leftout connections, decreasing the UDP/TCP timeout helps to keep the
>> number of connections lower thus keeping state table from filling. In
>> mOnOwall, default TCP Timeout is 2.5 hours from 1.2b2.
>>
>>     
>
> That's a good idea. It may or may not help though. Some of those P2P
> apps, with settings that allow them to get out of control, could have
> 30,000 active sessions open. It could also be that it's a buggy app
> and leaves open connections hanging, in which case decreasing the time
> out should help (by how much is hard to say).
>
> -Chris
>   


Free bandwidth: egress or ingress ?

You could possibly put a higher priority on Web browsing too.


Guy Boisvert, ing.
IngTegration inc.