VIP switch causing connections that refuse to die

Michal Arbet michal.arbet at
Mon Mar 1 16:02:19 UTC 2021

Well, but that doesn't mean it's right that they don't have it configured.
If you google "net.ipv4.tcp_retries2 keepalive" and will read results, you
will see that this option is widely used

I think we have to discuss option value (not fix itself) find some
golden middle ..

po 1. 3. 2021 v 14:09 odesílatel Radosław Piliszek <
radoslaw.piliszek at> napsal:

> On Mon, Mar 1, 2021 at 11:06 AM Michal Arbet <michal.arbet at>
> wrote:
> > I really like the tool, thank you. also confirms my idea as this kernel
> option is also used by other projects where they explicitly mention case
> with keepalived/VIP switch.
> FWIW, I can see only StarlingX and Airship, none of general-purpose
> tools seem to mention customising this variable.
> -yoctozepto
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