[OpenAFS] Stupid NAT routers & UDP keepalive packets
Thu, 29 Jan 2009 10:18:16 -0500
On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 2:39 AM, Ryan C. Underwood
> The standard suggestion to people experiencing AFS disconnections after
> idling on a NAT is to increase the UDP mapping timeout on the router.
> Unfortunately, this is impossible for the majority of idiotic "routers"
> sold in stores with proprietary firmware. Is it possible for the AFS
> client to send a periodic keepalive packet itself for this purpose,
> similar to the OpenSSH client? If I recall correctly, there is even a
> "ping" packet type specified in Rx for this purpose.
fs checkservers' "-interval" switch should tune the period at which it
does it; AFS is *already* sending one.