[OpenAFS] Connection timeouts

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Tue, 14 Feb 2006 10:48:54 -0500

"ted creedon" <tcreedon@easystreet.com> writes:

> For a client/server combination each behind a firewall:
>  1. Why does the Linux client timeout fairly rapidly requiring a client
>     restart?

NAT UDP Timeouts.  The firewall/NAT gateway loses the UDP mapping
between the client and the server.. The server can no longer talk
to the client..  Callbacks fail..  The server marks the client as
"Bad" because it can't talk back to the client.

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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