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Re: LDAP API fails to honor timeouts (ITS#3322)
--On Tuesday, September 07, 2004 1:28 PM -0700 "Kurt D. Zeilenga"
> The timelimit you specified (via -l) is not a client
> side API timeout. The timelimit value is sent to
> the server and indicates to the server that a
> timeExceeded error should be returned if the operation
> takes longer than the limit. If this error occurs,
> the API, as it would any other error, passes it to
> the calling application.
> The API does have a (limited) timeout capability, but
> that's not be used here.
Okay, so what should be done in the case where slapd is holding port 389
open, but is completely unresponsive? I don't think having clients wait
forever is really the correct solution. ;) Especially given its effect on
slurpd. I had to kill -9 slurpd because it won't shut down normally in
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