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Re: Too many open connections? (ITS#2001)
At 04:27 AM 2002-08-01, email@example.com wrote:
>Full_Name: Dr. Heiko Münkel
>OS: Linux 2.4.18/SuSE 8.0
>Submission from: (NULL) (184.108.40.206)
>I'm using Openldap in a Linux cluster together with pam for the login process.
>On the ldap server lsof reports 2555 open ldap connections to the client host
>named foo. At nearly the same time lsof reports on the client foo 85 ldap
>connections, most of them with the state ESTABLISHED and only a few with the
>Is this behaviour of ldap a bug (server or client)?
This is not indicative of a bug in OpenLDAP Software
(slapd(8) or ldap(3)). Whether or not this is a bug
in the client you are using is beyond the scope of
the OpenLDAP Issue Tracking System. I suggest you
take questions regarding the client, apparently
a PAM LDAP module, to the firstname.lastname@example.org list.
This issue will be closed.
>It seems, that the mean number of ldap connections is growing over the time.
>I've had already the problem, that ldap clients couldn't connect to the server
>because of "to many open files" on the server (over 35000 connections in a small
>cluster with 15 linux hosts and less than 100 potential users).
>Another bad behaviour, that I've seen was, that some client connections with the
>state CLOSE_WAIT were never closed (at least for 2 hours).
>Thanks for your help,