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Re: Openldap crashing

Don Badrak wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jun 1999, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
> > First, make sure your running the OpenLDAP 1.2.2 or later.
> > As of this version, the server uses TCP keepalives to weed out
> > dead clients.
> >
> > However, you could be sufferring from brain damaged Microsoft
> > clients that don't close streams switching from LDAPv3 to
> > LDAPv2.  Microsoft has a fix for this...
> >   http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q216/7/03.asp
> This link is gone.  I'm searching for an updated one, but so far no luck.

It was there yesterday (I checked it before posting).  Microsoft
support site might be sufferring from temporary problems.  BTW,
I believe the patch was included in NT4sp5.

> > On the OpenLDAP side, there are a couple of things you can
> > do.  One, make sure slapd have a large number of file descriptors
> > available to it.  Two, you can experiment server side timeouts:
> >   http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi?findid=175
> >
> > Disclaimer: this patch has not yet been fully tested.
> I've been using it for a couple weeks on 1.2.1, and it is working
> wonderfully.

I have gotten other positive feedback on this patch.  It should
find it's way into a release soon.